3M Open R1

Piercy & Im tied at 6-under

3M Open 2022 R1

July 21-24
TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, Minnesota
$7,500,000
Round 2, Round 3, Round 4

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Scott Piercy birdied four of the first five holes on his back nine to close with a 6-under 65 and a share of the lead in the 3M Open.


3M Open 2022 R1

The American has won four times on the PGA Tour since his debut in 2009. Last week he made a big change, switching his caddie, swing coach, driver and putter.

“I put in the work to make sure the stuff’s right. When it’s under the gun, it
sometimes can be a little different, but the results with the putter today, I couldn’t be happier. It actually made me smile and I don’t smile much.

“Every shot counts, and it’s time to buckle down,” Piercy said. “Not that we don’t try to buckle down all the time, but there’s extra buckling down, I guess. To start off this way is really nice.”


3M Open 2022 R1

“The ball-striking numbers over the last couple years have – through my
career I’ve been in like the high 60s with my ball-striking and I started looking at my stats over the last kind of two years and I was like 135 in ball-striking. I’ve made all my money generally with ball-striking. That was what spawned the coach stuff.

“The caddie, I just – we were missing cuts by one a lot or having to birdie the last hole, so I felt like there was a little bit lacking there. Sometimes you just, you’ve got to make a change to get better. And I don’t like to change, so for me to have all these changes is a good thing, but it’s – like he says, it’s a little bit scary, but I feel comfortable with it.”


3M Open 2022 R1

Joining him in the lead, Sungjae Im of South Korea birdied four of his last six holes.

Americans Tom Hoge, Bryce Garnett, Doug Ghim and Tony Finau share third place at 4-under with Argentinian Emiliano Grillo.


3M Open 2022 R1

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Pos.PlayerTo ParR1
T1Scott Piercy-665
T1Sungjae Im-665
T3Tom Hoge-467
T3Brice Garnett-467
T3Doug Ghim-467
T3Tony Finau-467
T3Emiliano Grillo-467
T8Ricky Barnes-368
T8Chesson Hadley-368
T8Peter Malnati-368
T8David Lingmerth-368
T8Adam Hadwin-368
T8Patton Kizzire-368
T8Robert Streb-368
T8Hank Lebioda-368
T8Jared Wolfe-368
T17C.T. Pan-269
T17James Hahn-269
T17Seung-Yul Noh-269
T17Adam Long-269
T17Jonas Blixt-269
T17Scott Brown-269
T23Matthias Schwab-170
T23Matt Wallace-170
T23Rickie Fowler-170
T23Brendon Todd-170
T23Greg Chalmers-170
T23Kelly Kraft-170
T23Andrew Novak-170
T23Roger Sloan-170
T23Jason Day-170
T23Kevin Tway-170
T23Cam Davis-170
T23Lee Hodges-170
T23Greyson Sigg-170
T23Paul Goydos-170
T37Derek LamelyPar71
T37Matthew NeSmithPar71
T37Nick TaylorPar71
T37Stewart CinkPar71
T37Maverick McNealyPar71
T37Ryan MoorePar71
T37Doc RedmanPar71
T37Chase SeiffertPar71
T37Ryan BrehmPar71
T37J.T. PostonPar71
T37Andrew PutnamPar71
T37Callum TarrenPar71
T37Nick HardyPar71
T37Rick LambPar71
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T51Danny Willett+172
T51Troy Merritt+172
T51J.J. Henry+172
T51Brian Stuard+172
T51Brendan Steele+172
T51Ted Potter, Jr.+172
T51Jason Gore+172
T51David Skinns+172
T51John Huh+172
T51Hayden Buckley+172
T51George McNeill+172
T51Michael Thompson+172
T51Aaron Baddeley+172
T51Camilo Villegas+172
T51Wyndham Clark+172
T51Cameron Percy+172
T51Jonathan Byrd+172
T51Michael Gligic+172
T51Austin Smotherman+172
T51Paul Barjon+172
T51Andre Metzger+172
T73Adam Svensson+273
T73Matt Every+273
T73Arjun Atwal+273
T73Sahith Theegala+273
T73Joohyung Kim+273
T73Martin Laird+273
T73Tyler Duncan+273
T73Derek Ernst+273
T73K.J. Choi+273
T73Satoshi Kodaira+273
T73Jim Knous+273
T73Seth Reeves+273
T73Dylan Menante (a)+273
T73Henrik Norlander+273
T73Harry Higgs+273
T73Grayson Murray+273
T73Cameron Tringale+273
T73Davis Riley+273
T73Martin Trainer+273
T73Adam Schenk+273
T73Ben Crane+273
T73Joseph Bramlett+273
T73Ben Kohles+273
T73Mo Lim+273
T73Justin Lower+273
T98Bill Haas+374
T98Kramer Hickok+374
T98Daniel Gale+374
T98Curtis Thompson+374
T98Sam Ryder+374
T98Stephan Jaeger+374
T98Ben Martin+374
T98Cody Gribble+374
T106Bo Van Pelt+475
T106Dylan Frittelli+475
T106Ryan Palmer+475
T106Lucas Glover+475
T106Beau Hossler+475
T106Vaughn Taylor+475
T106Kiradech Aphibarnrat+475
T106D.J. Trahan+475
T106Chez Reavie+475
T106Cameron Champ+475
T106Austin Cook+475
T106John Huston+475
T106Dawie van der Walt+475
T106Chris Gotterup+475
T106Joshua Creel+475
T106Bo Hoag+475
T106Chris Naegel+475
T106Ted Purdy+475
T124Chris Stroud+576
T124Sung Kang+576
T124Garrick Higgo+576
T124Jason Dufner+576
T124David Hearn+576
T124Jason Bohn+576
T124Brett Drewitt+576
T124Dylan Wu+576
T124Brandon Hagy+576
T124Tommy Gainey+576
T124Andrew Landry+576
T124Nate Lashley+576
T124John Merrick+576
T124Max McGreevy+576
T124Sean O’Hair+576
T139Brian Davis+677
T139Parker McLachlin+677
T139Richy Werenski+677
T139Cole Hammer+677
T139Jeff Overton+677
T139Ryan Armour+677
T139Kevin Chappell+677
T139Jeff Sorenson+677
T147Nick Watney+778
T147Brandon Matthews+778
T147Kevin Stadler+778
T147Daniel Chopra+778
151Brian Gay+879
T152Mardy Fish+1081
T152Wesley Bryan+1081
WDHideki Matsuyama77
WDD.A. Points79
WDRobert Garrigus75
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