Michael Thompson putts well in round one of the Safeway Open
September 26, 2019
- September 26, 2019
In his first round at the Safeway Open, Michael Thompson hit 6 of 14 fairways and 13 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. Thompson finished his day tied for 51st at 1 under; Andrew Landry and Adam Scott are tied for 1st at 7 under; Francesco Molinari and Matthew NeSmith are tied for 3rd at 6 under; and Adam Long, Cameron Champ, and Chris Baker are tied for 5th at 5 under.
On the par-4 13th, Michael Thompson's 144 yard approach to 4 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Michael Thompson to 1 under for the round.
On the 412-yard par-4 14th hole, Thompson reached the green in 2 and sunk a 20-foot putt for birdie. This moved Thompson to 2 under for the round.
On the 571-yard par-5 16th, Thompson had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Thompson to 3 under for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, Thompson hit his next to the right side of the fairway and reached the green on his fourth shot, rolling a one-putt bogey on the 417-yard par-4 sixth. This moved Thompson to 2 under for the round.
On the 557-yard par-5 ninth, Thompson got on the green in 5 and one-putt for bogey, bringing Thompson to 1 under for the round.