Ben Taylor putts himself to an even-par first round of the 3M Open
July 22, 2021
- July 22, 2021
In his first round at the 3M Open, Ben Taylor hit 5 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. Taylor finished his day tied for 86th at even par; 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.
Ben Taylor got a bogey on the 379-yard par-4 10th, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Ben Taylor to 1 over for the round.
On the 593-yard par-5 12th hole, Taylor reached the green in 3 and sunk a 3-foot putt for birdie. This moved Taylor to even-par for the round.
After a tee shot onto the 228-yard par-3 green 13th, Taylor suffered from a tough three-putt for a bogey putting him at 1 over for the round.
At the 202-yard par-3 17th, Taylor hit a tee shot 178 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 27-foot putt for birdie. This moved Taylor to 1 over for the round.
On the 596-yard par-5 18th, Taylor had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Taylor to even for the round.
On the par-4 first, Taylor's 107 yard approach to 13 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This was his 3rd under-par hole in a row and moved Taylor to 1 under for the round.
On the 501-yard par-4 third, Taylor had a bogey after hitting the green in 4 and one putting, moving Taylor to even-par for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 502-yard par-4 ninth hole, Taylor had a 215 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Taylor to even for the round.