Sung Kang shoots 3-under 69 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, Sung Kang hit 9 of 14 fairways and 13 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 3 under for the tournament. Kang finished his day tied for 11th at 3 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 par-4 10th, Kang's 86 yard approach to 7 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Kang to 1 under for the round.
On his tee stroke on the 438-yard par-4 11th, Kang went into the fairway bunker and proceeded to hit his next shot to the right rough leading to his bogey. He hit his third onto the green and had a two-putt to finish the hole. This moved Kang to even-par for the round.
Kang hit his tee shot into the fairway bunker, he hit his next shot to the green and got down for birdie on par-4 15th. This moved Kang to 1 under for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 461-yard par-4 first hole, Kang had a 113 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Kang to 2 under for the round.
After a 290 yard drive on the 555-yard par-5 sixth, Kang chipped his third shot to 7 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Kang to 3 under for the round.