Vince Covello shoots 1-over 71 in round one of the RSM Classic
November 21, 2019
- November 21, 2019
Vince Covello hit 13 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the RSM Classic, finishing at 1 over for the tournament. Covello finished his day tied for 110th at 1 over; 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 drive to the left side of the fairway on the 415-yard par-4 second hole, Covello had a 143 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Covello to 1 under for the round.
On the 582-yard par-5 seventh hole, Covello reached the green in 3 and had a three-putt after missing a 5 feet putt he finished with a 3-putt bogey, putting him at even for the round.
At the 223-yard par-3 12th, Covello hit a tee shot 218 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 14-foot putt for birdie. This moved Covello to 1 under for the round.
On the 470-yard par-4 18th, Covello had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Covello to 1 over for the round.