Maverick McNealy shoots 1-over 73 in round one of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard
March 05, 2020
- March 05, 2020
Maverick McNealy hit 11 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, finishing at 1 over for the tournament. McNealy finished his day tied for 60th at 1 over; 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 434-yard par-4 third hole, McNealy reached the green in 2 and sunk a 19-foot putt for birdie. This moved McNealy to 1 under for the round.
After a 287 yard drive on the 555-yard par-5 sixth, McNealy chipped his third shot to 1 foot, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved McNealy to 2 under for the round.
At the 480-yard par-4 ninth, McNealy got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 9 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved McNealy to 1 under for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 438-yard par-4 11th hole, McNealy had a 109 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved McNealy to 2 under for the round.
On the 574-yard par-5 12th hole, McNealy reached the green in 3 and sunk a 35-inch putt for birdie. This moved McNealy to 3 under for the round.
On the 215-yard par-3 14th, McNealy's tee shot went 183 yards to the right rough and his approach went 39 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 2 under for the round.