Charles Howell III shoots 1-over 72 in round one of the 3M Open
July 22, 2021
- July 22, 2021
Charles Howell III hit 14 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the 3M Open, finishing at 1 over for the tournament. Howell III finished his day tied for 104th at 1 over; 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.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 411-yard par-4 16th hole, Howell III had a 113 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Howell III to 3 under for the round.
On the 596-yard par-5 18th hole, Howell III reached the green in 3 and sunk a 3-foot putt for birdie. This moved Howell III to 4 under for the round.
At the 416-yard par-4 first, Howell III got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 4 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Howell III to 3 under for the round.
On the 177-yard par-3 fourth, Howell III's his chip went 14 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 2 under for the round.
On the 381-yard par-4 seventh, Howell III had a bogey after hitting the green in 4 and one putting, moving Howell III to 1 under for the round.
On the 204-yard par-3 eighth, Howell III's tee shot went 201 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 even for the round.
Howell III got a bogey on the 502-yard par-4 ninth, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Howell III to 1 over for the round.