Harry Higgs opens Sony Open in 65 after early, roller-coaster begin
Harry Higgs wasn’t a lot digging his early wake-up name Thursday morning on the Sony Open in Hawaii.
“It is robust for me beginning first off when the solar is barely getting up; I do not know when to place my sun shades on,” stated Higgs, who began his spherical at 7:10 a.m. native day without work of Waialae Nation Membership’s 10th tee. “It is a little bit laborious for me to see and it is a little bit darkish for me.”
However Higgs managed to do exactly fantastic, opening with a 5-under 65 that had him three photographs off of chief Peter Malnati’s tempo after the morning wave. The spherical was highlighted by a loopy entrance 9 that noticed Higgs card only one par amongst 5 birdies and three bogeys.
“I rattling close to made each putt I checked out,” Higgs stated. “I turned to my brother [Alex Higgs] on 15, I assume it could be the tee of our sixth gap, and I stated, ‘I have not even made a par but.’ I occurred to par that gap and did not par anymore till the entrance 9.”
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Higgs went bogey-free on his second 9 whereas carding three birdies in his last 5 holes.
“The entrance 9 was a little bit bit calmer,” Higgs stated. “… I do not know that I hit many good photographs nor many dangerous photographs, however simply had some from the tough sort of go squirrely on me and go totally different instructions reverse what the wind was doing. So, left myself in some spot that weren’t beautiful however simply made bogey and moved on.”