Cameron Smith shoots 2-over 73 in round one of the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship
February 20, 2020
- February 20, 2020
In his first round at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, Cameron Smith hit 8 of 14 fairways and 11 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 2 over for the tournament. Smith finished his day tied for 41st at 2 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.
Smith hit his tee shot into the fairway bunker, he hit his next shot to the green and got down for bogey on par-4 first. This moved Smith to 1 over for the round.
Smith his second shot went 33 yards to the left rough and his chip went 25 yards to the green where he had a one-putt for bogey, bringing Smith to 2 over for the round.
On the 235-yard par-3 seventh, Smith his second shot was a drop and his approach went 107 yards to the green where he 2 putted for double bogey. This moved him to 4 over for the round.
On the 632-yard par-5 11th, Smith had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Smith to 3 over for the round.
Smith got a bogey on the 497-yard par-4 14th, getting on the green in 4 and one putting, moving Smith to 4 over for the round.
On the 575-yard par-5 15th hole, Smith reached the green in 3 and sunk a 3-foot putt for birdie. This moved Smith to 3 over for the round.
On the par-4 16th, Smith's 176 yard approach to 5 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Smith to 2 over for the round.