J.T. Poston shoots 4-under 66 in round one of the RSM Classic
November 21, 2019
- November 21, 2019
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In his first round at the RSM Classic, J.T. Poston hit 14 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 4 under for the tournament. Poston finished his day tied for 14th at 4 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 425-yard par-4 11th hole, Poston reached the green in 2 and sunk a 16-foot putt for birdie. This moved Poston to 1 under for the round.
On the 565-yard par-5 15th hole, Poston reached the green in 3 and sunk a 9-foot putt for birdie. This moved Poston to 2 under for the round.
On the par-4 18th, Poston's 155 yard approach to 10 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Poston to 3 under for the round.
After a 295 yard drive on the 409-yard par-4 fifth, Poston chipped his second shot to 5 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Poston to 4 under for the round.
After a 292 yard drive on the 368-yard par-4 eighth, Poston chipped his second shot to 5 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Poston to 5 under for the round.
Poston got a bogey on the 452-yard par-4 ninth, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Poston to 4 under for the round.