Mito Pereira shoots 1-under 70 in round one of the 3M Open
July 22, 2021
- July 22, 2021
Mito Pereira drains a 57-foot birdie putt at 3M Open
In the opening round of the 2021 3M Open, Mito Pereira makes a 57-foot birdie putt on the par-4 9th hole.
Mito Pereira hit 16 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the 3M Open, finishing at 1 under for the tournament. Pereira finished his day tied for 66th at 1 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.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 379-yard par-4 10th hole, Pereira had a 128 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Pereira to 1 under for the round.
At the 467-yard par-4 11th, Pereira got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 5 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Pereira to even for the round.
After a 338 yard drive on the 593-yard par-5 12th, Pereira chipped his third shot to 4 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Pereira to 1 under for the round.
On the 596-yard par-5 18th, Pereira had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting. This moved Pereira to even-par for the round.
At the 502-yard par-4 ninth, Pereira reached the green in 2 and rolled a 57-foot putt for birdie. This put Pereira at 1 under for the round.