Davis Love III comes back from a rocky start in round one of the RSM Classic
November 21, 2019
- November 21, 2019
Davis Love III's 21-foot birdie putt at The RSM ClassicIn the opening round of the 2019 The RSM Classic, Davis Love III sinks a 21-foot birdie putt on the par-4 16th hole.
Davis Love III hit 16 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the RSM Classic, and rebounded from a poor front to deliver a strong finish. Love III finished his day tied for 43rd at 2 under; Webb Simpson is in 1st at 7 under; Kyoung-Hoon Lee, Cameron Tringale, and Rhein Gibson are tied for 2nd at 6 under; and Hank Lebioda, Sebastián Muñoz, Nick Taylor, Rory Sabbatini, Alex Cejka, Tyler Duncan, Brian Harman, Scott Brown, and Scott Harrington are tied for 5th at 5 under.
On the 417-yard par-4 first, Davis Love III had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Davis Love III to 1 over for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 409-yard par-4 fifth hole, Love III had a 81 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Love III to even for the round.
At the 452-yard par-4 ninth, Love III got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 8 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Love III to 1 over for the round.
On the par-4 13th, Love III's 138 yard approach to 7 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Love III to even-par for the round.
On the 565-yard par-5 15th, Love III had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Love III to 1 under for the round.
On the 407-yard par-4 16th hole, Love III reached the green in 2 and sunk a 21-foot putt for birdie. This moved Love III to 2 under for the round.