Russell Knox shoots 1-over 73 in round one of the PLAYERS Championship
March 12, 2020
- March 12, 2020
Russell Knox uses impressive tee shot to set up eagle at THE PLAYERSIn the opening round of THE PLAYERS Championship 2020, Russell Knox lands his 301-yard tee shot on the fringe of the green, 12 feet from the cup at the par-4 12th hole. He would make the putt for eagle. This highlight is delivered by PGA TOUR LIVE.
In his first round at the PLAYERS Championship, Russell Knox hit 8 of 14 fairways and 11 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 1 over for the tournament. Knox finished his round tied for 84th at 1 over; Hideki Matsuyama is in 1st at 9 under; Christiaan Bezuidenhout is in 2nd at 7 under; and Harris English is in 3rd at 6 under.
At the 423-yard par-4 first hole, Knox reached the green in 2 and had a disappointing five-putt for triple bogey putting him at 3 over for the round.
On the 583-yard par-5 ninth, Knox got on the green in 4 and two-putt for bogey, bringing Knox to 4 over for the round.
On the 558-yard par-5 11th, Knox had a bogey after hitting the green in 4 and two putting. This moved Knox to 5 over for the round.
After a drive to the fringe on the 302-yard par-4 12th hole, Knox chipped in his second, carding a eagle for the hole. This moved Knox to 3 over for the round.
After a 285 yard drive on the 523-yard par-5 16th, Knox chipped his third shot to 2 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Knox to 2 over for the round.