Tommy Fleetwood comes back from a rocky start in round three of the PLAYERS Championship
March 16, 2019
- March 16, 2019
Tommy Fleetwood nearly aces No. 17 at THE PLAYERSIn the third round of THE PLAYERS Championship 2019, Tommy Fleetwood nearly holes his 128-yard tee shot, landing his ball inside 3 feet of the cup at the par-3 17th hole. He would make the putt for birdie.
Tommy Fleetwood hit 11 of 18 greens in regulation during his third round at the PLAYERS Championship, and rebounded from a poor front to deliver a strong finish. Fleetwood finished his day tied for 2nd at 14 under with Rory McIlroy; Jon Rahm is in 1st at 15 under; and Jason Day is in 4th at 12 under.
At the 423-yard par-4 first, Tommy Fleetwood got on in 3 and missed his bogey putt from 2 feet, finishing with a 3-putt double bogey. This moved Tommy Fleetwood to 2 over for the round.
On the 532-yard par-5 second hole, Fleetwood reached the green in 3 and sunk a 7-foot putt for birdie. This moved Fleetwood to 1 over for the round.
On the 384-yard par-4 fourth, Fleetwood had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Fleetwood to 2 over for the round.
At the 451-yard par-4 seventh, Fleetwood's tee shot went 293 yards to the right intermediate rough, his second shot went 129 yards to the right front greenside bunker, and his sand shot went 17 yards to the green where he had a two-putt for a bogey. This moved Fleetwood to 3 over for the round.
At the 237-yard par-3 eighth, Fleetwood hit a tee shot 232 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 28-foot putt for birdie. This moved Fleetwood to 2 over for the round.
On the 558-yard par-5 11th, Fleetwood had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Fleetwood to 1 over for the round.
On the 302-yard par-4 12th, Fleetwood had a great 281-yard tee shot to the green. He ended up missing his eagle attempt from 1 foot but carded a birdie. This moved Fleetwood to even for the round.
After a 317 yard drive on the 523-yard par-5 16th, Fleetwood chipped his third shot to 3 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Fleetwood to 1 under for the round.