7-over 79 by Rod Perry in third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard
March 07, 2020
- March 07, 2020
In his third round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, Rod Perry hit 10 of 14 fairways and 6 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 8 over for the tournament. Perry finished his day tied for 59th at 8 over; Tyrrell Hatton is in 1st at 6 under; Marc Leishman and Rory McIlroy are tied for 2nd at 4 under; and Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Sungjae Im, Danny Lee, and Harris English are tied for 4th at 3 under.
On the 231-yard par-3 second, Perry's tee shot went 138 yards to the right rough and his approach went 83 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 over for the round.
Perry hit his tee shot into the fairway bunker, he hit his next shot to the green and got down for bogey on par-4 fifth. This moved Perry to 2 over for the round.
On the 555-yard par-5 sixth, Perry got on the green in 3 and three-putt for bogey, bringing Perry to 3 over for the round.
Perry got a bogey on the 460-yard par-4 eighth, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Perry to 4 over for the round.
At the 400-yard par-4 10th, Perry got on in 3 and missed his bogey putt from 3 feet, finishing with a 3-putt double bogey. This moved Perry to 6 over for the round.
On the 511-yard par-5 16th, Perry had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Perry to 6 over for the round.
Perry had a fantastic chip-in on the 221-yard par-3 17th. His his second shot went 29 yards to the fringe where he had a third shot chip-in to save par keeping him at 6 over for the round.
After a 277 yard drive on the 458-yard par-4 18th, Perry chipped his third shot to 6 feet, which he rolled for two-putt bogey on the hole. This moved Perry to 7 over for the round.