Hughes opens up with a 2-under-par 70

Photo of Hughes opens up with a 2-under-par 70

Mackenzie Hughes returned to the Tour after taking last week off, and shot a 2-under-par 70 at Torrey Pines' North Course.

Hughes began his round with a bogey, but added birdies at both par-5s to make the turn at 35. The Dundas, Ontario native added another birdie at No. 10, but gave it back at the par-3 12th.

The two-time Canadian Amateur champion would rebound with four straight pars and a birdie at the par-5 17th to get back to 2-under, where he would finish.

Stat Round 1
Birdies 4
Pars 12
Bogeys 2
Faiways 7/14
Greens 12/18
Putts per GIR 1.917

Hughes tees off with Rod Pampling and Billy Hurley III at 12:30 p.m. ET off the South Course Friday.

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