Collin Morikawa rebounds from poor front in second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard
March 06, 2020
- March 06, 2020
In his second round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, Collin Morikawa hit 11 of 14 fairways and 12 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great back half recovery from a poor front nine. Morikawa finished his day tied for 13th at 3 under; Sung Kang and Tyrrell Hatton are tied for 1st at 7 under; Danny Lee is in 3rd at 6 under; and Rory McIlroy, Harris English, and Sungjae Im are tied for 4th at 5 under.
Collin Morikawa got a bogey on the 461-yard par-4 first, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Collin Morikawa to 1 over for the round.
After a 258 yard drive on the 434-yard par-4 third, Morikawa chipped his third shot to 8 feet, which he rolled for two-putt bogey on the hole. This moved Morikawa to 2 over for the round.
After a 295 yard drive on the 555-yard par-5 sixth, Morikawa chipped his third shot to 7 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Morikawa to 1 over for the round.
On the par-4 10th, Morikawa's 74 yard approach to 4 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Morikawa to even-par for the round.
On the 574-yard par-5 12th hole, Morikawa reached the green in 3 and sunk a 33-inch putt for birdie. This moved Morikawa to 1 under for the round.
On the 215-yard par-3 14th, Morikawa's his second shot went 24 yards to the left side of the fairway and his chip went 8 yards to the green where he rolled a one-putt for bogey. This moved him to even for the round.
At the 467-yard par-4 15th, Morikawa got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 5 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Morikawa to 1 over for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 511-yard par-5 16th hole, Morikawa hit an approach shot from 195 yards to 6 feet, setting himself up for the eagle on the hole. This moved Morikawa to 1 under for the round.