In his first round at the Farmers Insurance Open, Danny Lee hit 9 of 14 fairways and 13 of 18 greens in regulation to finish at 1 under for the tournament. Lee finished his day in a tie for 71st at 1 under; Aaron Rai, Sam Ryder and Brent Grant are tied for 1st at 8 under; Brendan Steele is 4th at 7 under; and Garrick Higgo, Hayden Buckley, Sahith Theegala, Gary Woodland, Sam Stevens, Harry Higgs and Andrew Novak are tied for 5th at 6 under.
On the par-4 second, Lee’s 129-yard approach to 12 feet set him up for the birdie on the hole. That moved Lee to 1 under for the round.
On the 177-yard par-3 eighth, Lee hit the green from the top but missed a birdie attempt from 9 feet with a par. That left Lee at 1 under for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 454-yard par-4 10th hole, Lee had a 181-yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. That moved Lee to 2 under for the round.
On the 505-yard par-4 12th, Lee reached the green in 3 and sank a 51-foot par putt. That put Lee at 2 under for the round.
On the 621-yard par-5 13th, Lee came to the green in 4 and two-putted for bogey, putting Lee at 1 under for the round.
On the par-4 17th, Lee’s 157-yard approach to 3 feet set him up for the birdie on the hole. That moved Lee to 1 under for the round.