Charl Schwartzel putts well in round one of the 3M Open
July 22, 2021
- July 22, 2021
In his first round at the 3M Open, Charl Schwartzel hit 10 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. Schwartzel finished his day tied for 11th at 4 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.
On the par-4 first, Charl Schwartzel's 97 yard approach to 13 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Charl Schwartzel to 1 under for the round.
After a drive to the right rough on the 501-yard par-4 third hole, Schwartzel had a 83 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the bogey. This moved Schwartzel to even-par for the round.
At the 177-yard par-3 fourth, Schwartzel hit a tee shot 181 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 6-foot putt for birdie. This moved Schwartzel to 1 under for the round.
On the 424-yard par-4 fifth hole, Schwartzel reached the green in 2 and sunk a 29-foot putt for birdie. This moved Schwartzel to 2 under for the round.
On the par-4 10th, Schwartzel's 90 yard approach to 3 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Schwartzel to 3 under for the round.
Schwartzel had a fantastic chip-in on the 202-yard par-3 17th. His his second shot went 26 yards to the fringe where he had a third shot chip-in to save par keeping him at 3 under for the round.
On the 596-yard par-5 18th, Schwartzel had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Schwartzel to 4 under for the round.