by Roz Roberts III
Over the years, I've followed a lot of Michael Thompson's rounds of golf either in person or online and I'm having a hard time remembering a round "cleaner" than his first round at the Shell Houston Open today.
Michael had a bogey free, four under par round that included hitting 11 out of 14 fairways, finding 16 out of 18 greens in regulation, and putting well to the tune of +1.617 strokes gained putting. He is currently tied for 15th. He actually had birdie putts on 17 of the 18 holes he played since one of his missed GIR was just on the fringe of the green.
Michael will hope to keep his momentum heading into Friday's second round. He tees off from the 10th hole with Jonas Blixt and Louis Oosthuizen at 1:00pm local time (2:00pm ET).
Michael on Shot Tracker
Michael's Group on Shot Tracker