Joaquin Niemann shoots 3-under 69 in round two of the CJ CUP @ SUMMIT
October 15, 2021
- October 15, 2021
Joaquin Niemann's improbable birdie after unplayable lie at THE CJ CUP
In the second round of THE CJ CUP @ SUMMIT 2021, Joaquin Niemann hits his drive way right on the par-4 1st hole. After deeming his next shot unplayable, Niemann took a drop and without a view of the flag, miraculously holed out from 62 yards to make an improbable birdie.
Joaquin Niemann hit 11 of 18 greens in regulation during his second round at the CJ CUP @ SUMMIT, finishing at 8 under for the tournament. Niemann finished his day tied for 28th at 8 under; Keith Mitchell is in 1st at 18 under; Seonghyeon Kim, Adam Scott, Harry Higgs, and Jordan Spieth are tied for 2nd at 13 under; and Tyrrell Hatton and Rickie Fowler are tied for 6th at 12 under.
On the 614-yard par-5 sixth hole, Niemann reached the green in 3 and sunk a sub 1-foot putt for birdie. This moved Niemann to 2 under for the round.
At the 138-yard par-3 seventh, Niemann hit a tee shot 137 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 21-foot putt for birdie. This moved Niemann to 3 under for the round.
On the 235-yard par-3 11th, Niemann's tee shot went 227 yards to the right side of the fairway and his chip went 15 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 under for the round.
After a drive to the right rough on the 360-yard par-4 12th hole, Niemann chipped in his third, carding a birdie for the hole. This moved Niemann to 2 under for the round.
On the 550-yard par-5 14th, Niemann had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Niemann to 3 under for the round.
At the 580-yard par-5 18th, Niemann got on in 2 and missed his birdie putt from 3 feet to finish with a 3-putt par. This left Niemann to 3 under for the round.