Sepp Straka shoots 1-under 69 in round one of the RSM Classic
November 21, 2019
- November 21, 2019
In his first round at the RSM Classic, Sepp Straka hit 12 of 14 fairways and 11 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 1 under for the tournament. Straka finished his day tied for 66th at 1 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 179-yard par-3 sixth, Straka's tee shot went 164 yards to the right rough and his chip went 20 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 over for the round.
On the 452-yard par-4 ninth hole, Straka reached the green in 2 and sunk a 24-foot putt for birdie. This moved Straka to even-par for the round.
On the 192-yard par-3 17th, Straka hit the green off the tee but missed a birdie attempt from 7-feet taking a par. This left Straka to even for the round.
On the 470-yard par-4 18th hole, Straka reached the green in 2 and sunk a 17-foot putt for birdie. This moved Straka to 1 under for the round.