Keith Mitchell shoots Even-par 71 in round one of the Palmetto Championship at Congaree
June 10, 2021
- June 10, 2021
Keith Mitchell drains 16-footer for birdie at Palmetto Championship
In the opening round of the 2021 Palmetto Championship at Congaree, Keith Mitchell makes a 16-foot birdie putt at the par-4 18th hole.
Keith Mitchell hit 14 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree, finishing at even for the tournament. Mitchell finished his day tied for 54th at even par; 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 drive to the right side of the fairway on the 435-yard par-4 first hole, Mitchell had a 106 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Mitchell to 1 under for the round.
On the 595-yard par-5 second hole, Mitchell reached the green in 3 and sunk a 15-foot putt for birdie. This moved Mitchell to 2 under for the round.
On the 195-yard par-3 seventh, Mitchell's his second shot was a drop, his third shot went 152 yards to the right side of the fairway, and his chip went 9 yards to the green where he 1 putted for double bogey. This moved him to even for the round.
At the 540-yard par-4 eighth, Mitchell got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 8 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Mitchell to 1 over for the round.
On the 465-yard par-4 13th, Mitchell had a bogey after hitting the green in 2 and three putting, moving Mitchell to 2 over for the round.
On the 435-yard par-4 16th hole, Mitchell reached the green in 2 and sunk a 15-foot putt for birdie. This moved Mitchell to 1 over for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the native area, Mitchell hit his next shot to the green and got down for birdie on par-4 18th. This moved Mitchell to even-par for the round.