Zach Johnson shoots Even-par 72 in round one of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard
March 05, 2020
- March 05, 2020
Zach Johnson hit 12 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, finishing at even for the tournament. Johnson finished his day tied for 45th at even par; Matt Every is in 1st at 7 under; Rory McIlroy is in 2nd at 6 under; and Scottie Scheffler and Talor Gooch are tied for 3rd at 5 under.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 461-yard par-4 first hole, Johnson had a 143 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Johnson to 1 under for the round.
On the 590-yard par-5 fourth, Johnson had a bogey after hitting the green in 4 and two putting. This moved Johnson to even for the round.
After a 279 yard drive on the 511-yard par-5 16th, Johnson chipped his third shot to 2 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Johnson to 1 under for the round.
Johnson tee shot went 220 yards to the left side of the fairway and his chip went 21 yards to the green where he had a two-putt for bogey, bringing Johnson to even-par for the round.