Francesco Molinari shoots 1-over 72 in round one of the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship
February 20, 2020
- February 20, 2020
Francesco Molinari's approach to 10 feet leads to birdie at WGC-MexicoIn the opening round of the 2020 World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, Francesco Molinari lands his 105-yard approach 10 feet from the cup at the par-5 6th hole. He would make the putt for birdie.
In his first round at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, Francesco Molinari hit 5 of 14 fairways and 9 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 1 over for the tournament. Molinari finished his day tied for 29th at 1 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 par-4 12th, Molinari's 87 yard approach to 7 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Molinari to 1 under for the round.
On the 225-yard par-3 13th, Molinari hit the green off the tee but had a three-putt after missing a putt from 3-feet for a par and finished with a bogey. This put Molinari at even-par for the round.
After a drive to left rough on the par-5 sixth, Molinari hit his 105 yard approach to 11 feet, setting himself up for a birdie. This moved Molinari to 1 under for the round.
On the 235-yard par-3 seventh, Molinari's his chip went 13 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to even for the round.
Molinari got a bogey on the 525-yard par-4 eighth, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Molinari to 1 over for the round.