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Sport Photos: Palmetto Championship at Congaree Golf Club

06:10  11 june  2021
06:10  11 june  2021 Source:   golfweek.com

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A South Carolina course makes its PGA Tour debut this week as players make their final preparations for next week’s U.S. Open at Torrey Pines.

Palmetto Championship at Congaree © Provided by Golfweek Palmetto Championship at Congaree

Congaree Golf Club in Ridgeland, South Carolina, plays host to the 2021 Palmetto Championship, a tournament created to fill the RBC Canadian Open’s place on the Tour’s schedule. The RBC was canceled for the second straight year due to travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Congaree will play as a par-71 at 7,655-yards.

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.

Palmetto Championship tee times, TV info for Friday's second round

  Palmetto Championship tee times, TV info for Friday's second round A South Carolina course makes its PGA Tour debut this week as players make their final preparations for next week's U.S. Open at Torrey Pines. 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 of the Palmetto Championship at Congaree. Congaree Golf Club in Ridgeland, South Carolina, plays host to the 2021 Palmetto Championship, a tournament created to fill the RBC Canadian Open’s place on the Tour’s schedule. The RBC was canceled for the second straight year due to travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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