Talor Gooch 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, Talor Gooch hit 9 of 14 fairways and 10 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. Gooch finished his day tied for 3rd at 5 under with Scottie Scheffler; Matt Every is in 1st at 7 under; and Rory McIlroy is in 2nd at 6 under.
Talor Gooch missed the green on his first shot on the 221-yard par-3 eighth but had a chip in from 22 yards for birdie. This moved Talor Gooch to 3 under for the round.
On the par-4 18th, Gooch's 152 yard approach to 1 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This was his 3rd under-par hole in a row and moved Gooch to 4 under for the round.
On the 461-yard par-4 first hole, Gooch reached the green in 2 and sunk a 25-foot putt for birdie. This was his 4th under-par hole in a row and moved Gooch to 5 under for the round.
Gooch got a bogey on the 434-yard par-4 third, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Gooch to 4 under for the round.
After a 333 yard drive on the 590-yard par-5 fourth, Gooch chipped his third shot to 3 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Gooch to 5 under for the round.