PGA TOUR 2021 - The Palmetto Championship in Congaree, South Carolina, 10-13 June
Day 1 at Congaree: Wes Roach Leads over DJ by One
From the Daily Wrap-up by AP:
Dustin Johnson got off to a fast start Thursday in his home-state Palmetto Championship at Congaree, shooting a 6-under 65 that left him a shot behind leader Wes Roach.
Johnson, a South Carolina native, hadn't played since missing the cut the last time he teed it up in the Palmetto State at the PGA Championship on Kiawah Island last month.
Johnson appeared he might hold a share of the lead before Roach, a 32-year-old seeking his first PGA TOUR victory, rolled in a 19-footer for a go-ahead birdie on the 16th hole. Read more
Despite failing to birdie any of the par-fives, world No 1 Dustin Johnson enjoyed a strong start on home soil as he fired a six-under 65 to lie just one shot off the lead at the Palmetto Championship.
Dustin Johnson put on a show for his home fans in South Carolina as he made a superb start to the inaugural Palmetto Championship at Congaree.
Johnson's long game was in fine order in his first start since missing the halfway cut at the PGA Championship, although some inconsistency with the putter prevented him from going lower than 65 - six under par. Read more
From Golfweek by Todd Kelly:
Shaking off recent struggles, world No. 1 Dustin Johnson turned in a bogey-free, 6-under 65 Thursday to grab a share of the early lead in the first round. Read more, with photos