Scott Piercy shoots 1-over 72 in round one of the 3M Open
July 22, 2021
- July 22, 2021
In his first round at the 3M Open, Scott Piercy hit 12 of 14 fairways and 16 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 1 over for the tournament. Piercy 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.
Piercy got a bogey on the 416-yard par-4 first, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Piercy to 1 over for the round.
On the par-4 third, Piercy's 120 yard approach to 9 feet set himself up for the bogey on the hole. This moved Piercy to 2 over for the round.
On the 594-yard par-5 sixth hole, Piercy reached the green in 3 and sunk a 3-foot putt for birdie. This moved Piercy to 1 over for the round.
On the 204-yard par-3 eighth, Piercy hit the green off the tee but had a three-putt after missing a putt from 8-feet for a par and finished with a bogey. This put Piercy at 2 over for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 379-yard par-4 10th hole, Piercy had a 155 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Piercy to 1 over for the round.
Piercy hit his tee at the green on the 228-yard par-3 13th, setting himself up for a long 37-foot birdie putt, which he converted. This moved Piercy to even-par for the round.
At the 437-yard par-4 14th, Piercy got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 8 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Piercy to 1 over for the round.
On the par-4 16th, Piercy's 121 yard approach to 10 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Piercy to even for the round.