Max Homa putts himself to an even-par first round 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, Max Homa hit 10 of 14 fairways and 8 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. Homa 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 his tee stroke on the 400-yard par-4 10th, Max Homa went into the fairway bunker and proceeded to hit his next shot to the left rough leading to his bogey. He hit his fourth onto the green and had a one-putt to finish the hole. This moved Max Homa to 1 over for the round.
After a drive to primary rough on the par-5 16th, Homa hit his 113 yard approach to 5 feet, setting himself up for a birdie. This moved Homa to even-par for the round.
On the 590-yard par-5 fourth hole, Homa reached the green in 3 and sunk a 8-foot putt for birdie. This moved Homa to 1 under for the round.
Homa got a bogey on the 390-yard par-4 fifth, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Homa to even for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, Homa hit his next to the left side of the fairway reaching the green on his third shot and saving birdie on the par-5 sixth. This moved Homa to 1 under for the round.
On the 460-yard par-4 eighth, Homa had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Homa to even-par for the round.