Ricky Barnes putts well but delivers a 1-over 72 first round in 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, Ricky Barnes hit 8 of 14 fairways and 10 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. Barnes 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.
On the 468-yard par-4 second hole, Ricky Barnes reached the green in 2 and sunk a 20-foot putt for birdie. This moved Ricky Barnes to 1 under for the round.
On the 594-yard par-5 sixth hole, Barnes reached the green in 3 and sunk a 13-inch putt for birdie. This moved Barnes to 2 under for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the native area, Barnes hit his next to the right side of the fairway and reached the green on his third shot, rolling a two-putt bogey on the 502-yard par-4 ninth. This moved Barnes to 1 under for the round.
On the 202-yard par-3 17th, Barnes his second shot was a drop and his approach went 158 yards to the green where he 2 putted for double bogey. This moved him to 2 over for the round.