Brian Gay comes back from a rocky start in round one of the RSM Classic
November 21, 2019
- November 21, 2019
Brian Gay hit 13 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the RSM Classic, and rebounded from a poor front to deliver a strong finish. Gay finished his day tied for 66th at 1 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 415-yard par-4 second, Brian Gay had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Brian Gay to 1 over for the round.
Gay got a bogey on the 429-yard par-4 fourth, getting on the green in 2 and two putting, moving Gay to 1 over for the round.
On the 223-yard par-3 12th, Gay's tee shot went 207 yards to the right intermediate rough and his chip went 28 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 over for the round.
On the 408-yard par-4 13th hole, Gay reached the green in 2 and sunk a 18-foot putt for birdie. This moved Gay to even for the round.
After a 282 yard drive on the 565-yard par-5 15th, Gay chipped his third shot to 6 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Gay to 1 under for the round.