Jon Rahm shoots 3-under 69 in round one of the PLAYERS Championship
March 12, 2020
- March 12, 2020
Jon Rahm stands on the bulkhead to set up birdie at THE PLAYERSIn the opening round of THE PLAYERS Championship 2020, Jon Rahm hits his 66-foot chip shot on the par-4 12th hole to 9 feet then sinks the putt for birdie.
Jon Rahm hit 11 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the PLAYERS Championship, finishing at 3 under for the tournament. Rahm finished his round tied for 22nd at 3 under; Hideki Matsuyama is in 1st at 9 under; Harris English, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, and Si Woo Kim are tied for 2nd at 7 under; and Marc Leishman and Patrick Cantlay are tied for 5th at 5 under.
On the 532-yard par-5 second, Rahm had a bogey after hitting the green in 4 and two putting. This moved Rahm to 1 over for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, Rahm hit his next shot to the green and got down for birdie on par-4 fourth. This moved Rahm to even for the round.
After a 296 yard drive on the 302-yard par-4 12th, Rahm chipped his second shot to 9 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Rahm to 2 under for the round.
On the 523-yard par-5 16th, Rahm had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Rahm to 3 under for the round.