Bill Haas rebounds from poor front in first round of the RSM Classic
November 21, 2019
- November 21, 2019
In his first round at the RSM Classic, Bill Haas hit 8 of 14 fairways and 15 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great back half recovery from a poor front nine. Haas 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.
After a tee shot onto the 223-yard par-3 green 12th, Bill Haas suffered from a tough three-putt for a bogey putting him at 1 over for the round.
Haas got a bogey on the 442-yard par-4 14th, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Haas to 2 over for the round.
After a 303 yard drive on the 565-yard par-5 15th, Haas chipped his third shot to 5 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Haas to 1 over for the round.
At the 470-yard par-4 18th, Haas got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 5 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Haas to 2 over for the round.
On the 415-yard par-4 second hole, Haas reached the green in 2 and sunk a 21-foot putt for birdie. This moved Haas to 1 over for the round.
At the 179-yard par-3 sixth, Haas hit a tee shot 169 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 21-foot putt for birdie. This moved Haas to even-par for the round.
After a 274 yard drive on the 582-yard par-5 seventh, Haas chipped his third shot to 9 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Haas to 1 under for the round.
On the par-4 ninth, Haas's 167 yard approach to 14 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Haas to 2 under for the round.