Martin Laird shoots 2-over 73 in round one of the Palmetto Championship at Congaree
June 10, 2021
- June 10, 2021
In his first round at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree, Martin Laird hit 12 of 14 fairways and 13 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 2 over for the tournament. Laird finished his day tied for 93rd at 2 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.
At the 170-yard par-3 fifth, Laird hit a tee shot 172 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 7-foot putt for birdie. This moved Laird to 1 under for the round.
On the par-4 ninth, Laird's 189 yard approach to 4 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Laird to 1 under for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the native area, Laird hit his next to the left side of the fairway and reached the green on his third shot, rolling a two-putt bogey on the 490-yard par-4 11th. This moved Laird to even-par for the round.
After a 307 yard drive on the 360-yard par-4 15th, Laird chipped his third shot to 8 feet, which he rolled for two-putt bogey on the hole. This moved Laird to 1 over for the round.
Laird got a bogey on the 475-yard par-4 17th, getting on the green in 4 and one putting, moving Laird to 2 over for the round.