William McGirt 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, William McGirt hit 13 of 14 fairways and 10 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 2 over for the tournament. McGirt 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.
After a drive to left side of the fairway on the par-5 fourth, McGirt hit his 130 yard approach to 8 feet, setting himself up for a birdie. This moved McGirt to 1 under for the round.
After a tee shot into the native area McGirt sunk his 3rd shot from 12 yards to save him par saving leaving him at 1 under for the round.
At the 490-yard par-4 11th, McGirt got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 6 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved McGirt to even-par for the round.
On the 230-yard par-3 14th, McGirt's tee shot went 196 yards to the right side of the fairway, his second shot went 28 yards to the fringe, and his chip went 9 yards to the green where he rolled a one-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 over for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the native area, McGirt 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 435-yard par-4 16th. This moved McGirt to 2 over for the round.