Rickie Fowler delivers a bogey-free 7-under 64 in the first at 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.
Rickie Fowler hit 14 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the 3M Open, and had a good round of putting, with no misses on putts within 10 feet. Fowler finished his day tied for 1st at 7 under with Roger Sloan, Chez Reavie, Jhonattan Vegas, and Troy Merritt; 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 right side of the fairway on the 379-yard par-4 10th hole, Rickie Fowler had a 128 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Rickie Fowler to 1 under for the round.
On the 593-yard par-5 12th, Fowler had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Fowler to 2 under for the round.
On the par-4 15th, Fowler's 125 yard approach to 6 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Fowler to 3 under for the round.
On the 596-yard par-5 18th hole, Fowler reached the green in 3 and sunk a 9-foot putt for birdie. This moved Fowler to 4 under for the round.
On the 416-yard par-4 first hole, Fowler reached the green in 2 and sunk a 29-foot putt for birdie. This moved Fowler to 5 under for the round.
After a drive to left side of the fairway on the par-5 sixth, Fowler hit his 120 yard approach to 13 feet, setting himself up for a birdie. This moved Fowler to 7 under for the round.