Matt Kuchar shoots 4-over 75 in round one of the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship
February 20, 2020
- February 20, 2020
Matt Kuchar chips in for birdie at WGC-MexicoIn the opening round of the 2020 World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, Matt Kuchar chips in from just off the green to make birdie at the par-3 7th hole.
Matt Kuchar hit 8 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, finishing at 4 over for the tournament. Kuchar finished his day tied for 55th at 4 over; Rory McIlroy is in 1st at 6 under; Justin Thomas and Bubba Watson are tied for 2nd at 4 under; and Corey Conners, Louis Oosthuizen, Bryson DeChambeau, and Billy Horschel are tied for 4th at 3 under.
On the 387-yard par-4 second, Kuchar had a double bogey after hitting the green in 4 and two putting, moving Kuchar to 2 over for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 506-yard par-4 fourth hole, Kuchar had a 173 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Kuchar to 1 over for the round.
Kuchar missed the green on his first shot on the 235-yard par-3 seventh but had a chip in from 8 yards for birdie. This moved Kuchar to 2 over for the round.
Kuchar got a bogey on the 525-yard par-4 eighth, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Kuchar to 3 over for the round.
On the 172-yard par-3 17th, Kuchar's tee shot went 185 yards to the left rough and his chip went 10 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 4 over for the round.