Tony Finau Sits Four Shots Back Of Leader After First Round Of U.S. Open
MAMARONECK, N.Y. – Tony Finau finished the first round of the U.S. Open one-under par with a score of 69 at Winged Foot GC.
Finau is tied for 14th and is four shots behind Justin Thomas, who is the current leader in the clubhouse at -5.
Utah native Preston Summerhays shot two-over par in his first round and is tied for 56th in the U.S. Open.
Tiger Woods struggled in his opening round of the major with a +3 score.
The Rose Park, Utah native started the first round with two straight pars on Nos. 1 and 2. He followed up with two consecutive bogeys on the third and fourth holes. After a par on No. 5, Finau scored a birdie on No. 6. Two straight pars came after the birdie before Finau nailed his second birdie to finish the front-nine at even par.
The back-nine started with a par on No. 10 before nailing two straight birdies on No. 11 and 12. Finau pared the 13th hole. On No. 14, Finau recorded a bogey, followed by a par on No. 15, and a birdie on No. 16. Finau was given a penalty on the 17th hole for causing the ball to move. That was later overturned and given a bogey rather than a double bogey.
He ended the round with a par on No. 18.
1. Justin Thomas (-5)
T-2. Patrick Reed (-4)
T-2. Thomas Pieters (-4)
T-2. Matthew Wolff (-4)
T-5. Rory McIlroy (-3)
T-5. Lee Westwood (-3)
T-5. Louis Oosthuizen (-3)
T-8. Jason Kolrak (-2)
T-8. Brendon Todd (-2)
T-8. Harris English (-2)
T-8. Rafael Cabrera Bello (-2)
T-8. Joaquin Niemann (-2)
T-8. Xander Schauffele (-2)
Round 2 of the U.S. Open will be on Friday. Coverage will begin at 5:30 a.m. MT on Peacock before the Golf Channel will take over at 9:30 a.m. MT. Beginning at 2 p.m. MT, the major tournament will move over to KSL 5 TV.