Kevin Stadler finishes with Even-par 71 in first round of the 3M Open
July 22, 2021
- July 22, 2021
In his first round at the 3M Open, Kevin Stadler hit 10 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at even-par for the tournament. Stadler 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.
On the 593-yard par-5 12th, Stadler reached the green in 2 and sunk a 49-foot putt for eagle. This put Stadler at 2 under for the round.
At the 451-yard par-4 15th, Stadler got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 4 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Stadler to 1 under for the round.
On the par-4 first, Stadler's 124 yard approach to 10 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Stadler to 2 under for the round.
On his tee stroke on the 501-yard par-4 third, Stadler went into the native area and proceeded to hit his next shot to the left rough leading to his bogey. He hit his third onto the green and had a two-putt to finish the hole. This moved Stadler to 1 over for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 424-yard par-4 fifth hole, Stadler had a 125 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Stadler to even-par for the round.