Alex Noren shoots 2-under 68 in round one of the RSM Classic
November 21, 2019
- November 21, 2019
Alex Noren hit 13 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the RSM Classic, finishing at 2 under for the tournament. Noren 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 415-yard par-4 second, Noren had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Noren to 1 over for the round.
After a 303 yard drive on the 409-yard par-4 fifth, Noren chipped his second shot to 5 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Noren to even for the round.
After a 292 yard drive on the 582-yard par-5 seventh, Noren chipped his third shot to 6 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Noren to 1 under for the round.
On the 368-yard par-4 eighth hole, Noren reached the green in 2 and sunk a 20-foot putt for birdie. This moved Noren to 2 under for the round.