Corey Conners finishes with Even-par 73 in first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions
January 02, 2020
- January 02, 2020
In his first round at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, Corey Conners hit 12 of 15 fairways and 14 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at even-par for the tournament. Conners finished his day tied for 22nd at even par; Joaquin Niemann is in 1st at 7 under; Justin Thomas is in 2nd at 6 under; and Matt Kuchar and Rickie Fowler are tied for 3rd at 5 under.
On the 526-yard par-5 fifth, Conners had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Conners to 1 under for the round.
Conners got a bogey on the 522-yard par-4 seventh, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Conners to even-par for the round.
Conners tee shot went 179 yards to the right side of the fairway and his chip went 29 yards to the green where he had a two-putt for bogey, bringing Conners to 1 over for the round.
On the 550-yard par-5 ninth hole, Conners reached the green in 3 and sunk a 20-foot putt for birdie. This moved Conners to even for the round.
At the 550-yard par-4 17th, Conners got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 7 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Conners to 1 over for the round.
On the 677-yard par-5 18th hole, Conners reached the green in 3 and sunk a 11-foot putt for birdie. This moved Conners to even-par for the round.