Vincent Whaley putts well in round one of the RSM Classic
November 21, 2019
- November 21, 2019
Vincent Whaley hit 14 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the RSM Classic, and had a good round of putting, with no misses on putts within 10 feet. Whaley finished his day tied for 31st at 3 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.
At the 415-yard par-4 second, Vincent Whaley reached the green in 2 and rolled a 43-foot putt for birdie. This put Vincent Whaley at 1 under for the round.
After a 293 yard drive on the 582-yard par-5 seventh, Whaley chipped his third shot to 3 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Whaley to even for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 418-yard par-4 10th hole, Whaley had a 144 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Whaley to 1 under for the round.
On the par-4 16th, Whaley's 109 yard approach to 5 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Whaley to 3 under for the round.