Russell Knox shoots Even-par 71 in round one of the Palmetto Championship at Congaree
June 10, 2021
- June 10, 2021
Russell Knox hit 14 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree, finishing at even for the tournament. Knox 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 312 yard drive on the 595-yard par-5 second, Knox chipped his third shot to 7 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Knox to 1 under for the round.
On the 360-yard par-4 third, Knox had a double bogey after hitting the green in 4 and two putting, moving Knox to 1 over for the round.
After a drive to left side of the fairway on the par-5 fourth, Knox hit his 97 yard approach to 9 feet, setting himself up for a birdie. This moved Knox to even for the round.
Knox got a bogey on the 540-yard par-4 eighth, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Knox to 1 over for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 490-yard par-4 11th hole, Knox had a 194 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Knox to even-par for the round.