In the third round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic, Russell Knox scored 13 of 18 regular greens and finished 8 points behind. Knox ended his round with a draw in 25th place, 8th behind; Troy Merritt is # 1 under 14; Joaquin Niemann, Hank Lebioda and Cam Davis tied for second place under 13; and Brandon Hagee and Chris Kirk tied for fifth under 12.
After a sharp right turn on the first 397 yards par-4 hole, Knox hit 110 yards in preparation for the attack. This moved Knox down 1 round.
On a 453-yard second par-4 hole, Knox hit the green in 2 and hit a 16-foot putt for the birdie. This moved Knox 2 down in the round.
After running 281 yards in the sixth 461-yard sixth par-4, Knox made his third 9-foot throw, which he threw for the scarecrow with two shots to the hole. This moved Knox down 1 round.
On hole 7, 552 par-5 yards, Knox entered the green past hole 3 and threw a 4-foot putt for a birdie. This moved Knox 2 down in the round.
On a 372-yard eighth par-4, Knox had a boogie after hitting the green in the 3rd and 2nd putings, causing Knox to move 1 fewer per round.
At 10 par 4, Knox’s 129 yards approaching 9 feet set him up for a bird on the hole. This moved Knox 2 down in the round.
Knox, his chip moved 22 yards towards the green, where he made two puts for the scarecrow, leaving Knox 1 less in the round.
Knox got the scarecrow on a 446-yard 16th par-4, going to the greens in 3 and 2 putings, making Knox equal in the round.