Pat Perez comes back from a rocky start in round one of the Palmetto Championship at Congaree
June 10, 2021
- June 10, 2021
PGA TOUR – The CUT
Pat Perez attends Sneaker Con
Prior to the 2021 Palmetto Championship at Congaree, Pat Perez met up with PGA TOUR’s Abby Witt and sneaker enthusiast Jacques Slade at Sneaker Con in Dallas, Texas to explore the latest and most unique sneakers on the market.
Pat Perez hit 12 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree, and rebounded from a poor front to deliver a strong finish. Perez finished his day tied for 41st at 1 under; 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.
On the 580-yard par-5 12th hole, Pat Perez reached the green in 3 and sunk a 27-inch putt for birdie. This moved Pat Perez to 1 under for the round.
After hitting his third shot into the native area, Perez hit his next to the left side of the fairway and reached the green on his fifth shot, rolling a one-putt double bogey on the 465-yard par-4 13th. This moved Perez to 1 over for the round.
After a 297 yard drive on the 360-yard par-4 third, Perez chipped his second shot to 6 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Perez to even for the round.
At the par-5 fourth, Perez chipped in his fourth shot from 4 yards off the green, scoring a birdie for the hole. This moved Perez to 1 under for the round.
After a tee shot at the 195-yard par-3 seventh green, Perez suffered from a tough three-putt after missing a putt from 8-feet for a par and finished with a bogey. This put Perez at even-par for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 540-yard par-4 eighth hole, Perez had a 163 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Perez to 1 under for the round.