Adam Long shoots 1-over 71 in round one of the RSM Classic
November 21, 2019
- November 21, 2019
Adam Long hit 9 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the RSM Classic, finishing at 1 over for the tournament. Long 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.
Long tee shot went 201 yards to the left side of the fairway and his chip went 25 yards to the green where he had a two-putt for bogey, bringing Long to 1 over for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the native area, Long hit his next to the right side of the fairway and reached the green on his third shot, rolling a two-putt bogey on the 442-yard par-4 14th. This moved Long to 2 over for the round.
At the par-5 15th, Long chipped in his third shot from 27 yards off the green, scoring a eagle for the hole. This moved Long to even for the round.
Long his chip went 22 yards to the green where he had a two-putt for bogey, bringing Long to 1 over for the round.
At the 204-yard par-3 third, Long hit a tee shot 199 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 30-foot putt for birdie. This moved Long to even-par for the round.
On the 409-yard par-4 fifth, Long had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Long to 2 over for the round.
On the 368-yard par-4 eighth hole, Long reached the green in 2 and sunk a 19-foot putt for birdie. This moved Long to 1 over for the round.