Louis Oosthuizen shoots 3-under 68 in round one of the 3M Open
July 22, 2021
- July 22, 2021
Fowler leads in 3M debut, Bubba’s crazy par save and Davis’ flop shot
In The Takeaway, Teryn Gregson recaps round 1 of the 3M Open, where Rickie Fowler co-leads after a bogey-free 64 in his tournament debut, Bubba Watson had a crazy, snaking par save and Cam Davis was one of two flop shot hole-outs.
In his first round at the 3M Open, Louis Oosthuizen hit 11 of 14 fairways and 16 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 3 under for the tournament. Oosthuizen finished his day tied for 27th at 3 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 379-yard par-4 10th hole, Oosthuizen reached the green in 2 and sunk a 19-foot putt for birdie. This moved Oosthuizen to 1 under for the round.
Oosthuizen got a bogey on the 467-yard par-4 11th, getting on the green in 4 and one putting, moving Oosthuizen to even-par for the round.
On the 593-yard par-5 12th, Oosthuizen had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Oosthuizen to 1 under for the round.
On the par-4 16th, Oosthuizen's 150 yard approach to 12 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Oosthuizen to 2 under for the round.
On the 202-yard par-3 17th, Oosthuizen hit the green off the tee but had a three-putt after missing a putt from 10-feet for a par and finished with a bogey. This put Oosthuizen at 1 under for the round.
On the 596-yard par-5 18th hole, Oosthuizen reached the green in 3 and sunk a 22-inch putt for birdie. This moved Oosthuizen to 2 under for the round.
At the 204-yard par-3 eighth, Oosthuizen hit a tee shot 191 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 15-foot putt for birdie. This moved Oosthuizen to 3 under for the round.