Brooks Koepka finishes with Even-par 72 in first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard
March 05, 2020
- March 05, 2020
Brooks Koepka’s nice approach leads to birdie at Arnold PalmerIn the opening round of the 2020 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, Brooks Koepka lands his 163-yard approach 9 feet from the cup at the par-4 18th hole. He would make the putt for birdie. This highlight is delivered by PGA TOUR LIVE.
In his first round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, Brooks Koepka hit 6 of 14 fairways and 10 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at even-par for the tournament. Koepka 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.
On the 215-yard par-3 14th, Koepka hit the green off the tee but had a three-putt after missing a putt from 7-feet for a par and finished with a bogey. This put Koepka at 1 over for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 467-yard par-4 15th hole, Koepka chipped in his third, carding a birdie for the hole. This moved Koepka to even-par for the round.
After a drive to the left rough on the 511-yard par-5 16th hole, Koepka hit an approach shot from 75 yards to 5 feet, setting himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Koepka to 1 under for the round.
On the 221-yard par-3 17th, Koepka's his chip went 14 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to even for the round.
On the par-4 18th, Koepka's 161 yard approach to 10 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Koepka to 1 under for the round.
Koepka got a bogey on the 460-yard par-4 eighth, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Koepka to 1 under for the round.