Hudson Swafford putts well but delivers a 1-over 71 first round in the RSM Classic
November 21, 2019
- November 21, 2019
In his first round at the RSM Classic, Hudson Swafford hit 14 of 14 fairways and 10 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. Swafford 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 265 yard drive on the 442-yard par-4 14th, Hudson Swafford chipped his third shot to 9 feet, which he rolled for two-putt bogey on the hole. This moved Hudson Swafford to 1 over for the round.
On the 565-yard par-5 15th hole, Swafford reached the green in 3 and sunk a sub 1-foot putt for birdie. This moved Swafford to even-par for the round.
Swafford got a bogey on the 470-yard par-4 18th, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Swafford to 1 over for the round.
On the 204-yard par-3 third, Swafford's tee shot went 188 yards to the right side of the fairway and his chip went 23 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 2 over for the round.
After a 262 yard drive on the 429-yard par-4 fourth, Swafford chipped his third shot to 10 feet, which he rolled for two-putt bogey on the hole. This moved Swafford to 3 over for the round.
On the par-4 fifth, Swafford's 96 yard approach to 5 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Swafford to 2 over for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 368-yard par-4 eighth hole, Swafford had a 120 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Swafford to 1 over for the round.