Sergio Garcia shoots 1-under 70 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, Sergio Garcia hit 11 of 14 fairways and 16 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 1 under for the tournament. Garcia 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.
At the 467-yard par-4 11th, Garcia got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 5 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Garcia to 1 over for the round.
After a 330 yard drive on the 593-yard par-5 12th, Garcia chipped his third shot to 6 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Garcia to even-par for the round.
Garcia missed the green on his first shot on the 228-yard par-3 fourth but had a chip in from 15 yards for birdie. This moved Garcia to 1 under for the round.
On the par-4 15th, Garcia's 120 yard approach to 3 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Garcia to 2 under for the round.
Garcia got a bogey on the 502-yard par-4 ninth, getting on the green in 2 and three putting, moving Garcia to 1 under for the round.