Ben Martin shoots 2-under 69 in round one of the 3M Open
July 22, 2021
- July 22, 2021
In his first round at the 3M Open, Ben Martin hit 8 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 2 under for the tournament. Martin finished his day tied for 47th at 2 under; Roger Sloan, Chez Reavie, Jhonattan Vegas, Rickie Fowler, and Troy Merritt are tied for 1st at 7 under; Bo Hoag, Adam Schenk, and Scott Stallings are tied for 6th at 6 under; and Chris Baker and Brian Stuard are tied for 9th at 5 under.
Martin got a bogey on the 411-yard par-4 16th, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Martin to 1 over for the round.
On the 596-yard par-5 18th hole, Martin reached the green in 3 and sunk a 31-inch putt for birdie. This moved Martin to even-par for the round.
At the 468-yard par-4 second, Martin reached the green in 2 and rolled a 35-foot putt for birdie. This put Martin at 1 under for the round.
On the 177-yard par-3 fourth, Martin's his chip went 10 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 over for the round.
At the 424-yard par-4 fifth, Martin reached the green in 2 and rolled a 33-foot putt for birdie. This put Martin at even for the round.
On the 594-yard par-5 sixth hole, Martin reached the green in 3 and sunk a 35-inch putt for birdie. This moved Martin to 1 under for the round.
On the par-4 seventh, Martin's 82 yard approach to 10 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This was his 3rd under-par hole in a row and moved Martin to 2 under for the round.