In his final round at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, Michael Gellerman hit 11 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens in normal mode, finishing 8 fewer for the tournament. Gellerman ended his round in a draw in 42nd place, 8th behind; Joaquin Niemann and Troy Merritt tied for first place under 14; Hank Lebioda and Cam Davis tied for third from 13-13; and Brandon Hagee, Sungje Im, Fabian Gomez, Maverick McNealy, Bubba Watson, Joel Damen and Jason Day tied for fifth place under 12.
First on par 4, Gellerman’s 106 yards to 3 feet approach set him up for a bird on the hole. This moved Gellerman 1 less per round.
Gellerman hit his target on the grass on a 167-yard par-3 fifth field, preparing for a long 33-foot bird strike that he converted. This moved Gellerman 2 less per round.
On a 425-yard par-4 10th, Gellerman entered Game 2 and missed his 4-foot par-putt, finishing the boogie with 3 shots. This moved Gellerman 1 less per round.
Gellerman got a scarecrow on 489-yard par-4, 12th, going to the green in 3 and 2 putting hits, moving Gellerman an equal distance in the round.
On a 555-yard 14th par-5 hole, Gellerman entered the green behind hole 3 and threw a 12-foot putt for the birdie. This moved Gellerman 1 less per round.
On a 577-yard par-5, 17th, Gellerman moved into 3rd position and missed a bird kick from 17 feet to complete a three-hit steam shot. This left Gellerman 1 less per round.
After driving to the right side of the fairway on the 18th par-4 hole, 455 yards, Gellerman made an approach shot 165 yards, attuned to the bird. This moved Gellerman 2 less per round.