Johnson Wagner putts well but delivers a 3-over 74 first round in the Palmetto Championship at Congaree
June 10, 2021
- June 10, 2021
Johnson Wagner hit 10 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree, and had a good round of putting, with no misses on putts within 10 feet. Wagner finished his day tied for 114th at 3 over; Wes Roach is in 1st at 7 under; Erik van Rooyen, Chesson Hadley, Dustin Johnson, and Doc Redman are tied for 2nd at 6 under; and Jhonattan Vegas is in 6th at 5 under.
After a 290 yard drive on the 580-yard par-5 12th, Johnson Wagner chipped his third shot to 2 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Johnson Wagner to even for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the native area, Wagner hit his next to the left side of the fairway and reached the green on his fourth shot, rolling a one-putt bogey on the 465-yard par-4 13th. This moved Wagner to 1 over for the round.
After a drive to left side of the fairway on the par-5 fourth, Wagner hit his 87 yard approach to 4 feet, setting himself up for a birdie. This moved Wagner to even-par for the round.
On the 195-yard par-3 seventh, Wagner's tee shot went 168 yards to the right side of the fairway and his chip went 27 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 over for the round.