Kevin Na putts well in round one of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard
March 05, 2020
- March 05, 2020
In his first round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, Kevin Na hit 10 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. Na finished his day tied for 19th at 2 under; 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.
On the 231-yard par-3 second, Kevin Na's tee shot went 226 yards to the right intermediate rough and his chip went 23 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 over for the round.
On the 555-yard par-5 sixth, Na had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Na to even-par for the round.
Na hit his tee at the green on the 199-yard par-3 seventh, setting himself up for a long 48-foot birdie putt, which he converted. This moved Na to 1 under for the round.
After a 298 yard drive on the 574-yard par-5 12th, Na chipped his third shot to 4 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Na to 2 under for the round.
On the 370-yard par-4 13th hole, Na reached the green in 2 and sunk a 19-foot putt for birdie. This moved Na to 3 under for the round.
On the 511-yard par-5 16th, Na got on the green in 3 and three-putt for bogey, bringing Na to 2 under for the round.