Valspar Championship

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Palm Harbor, Florida, USA

Innisbrook Resort (Copperhead)

Emiliano Grillo

Quick Quotes

Q. How would you describe your efforts here on day one?

EMILIANO GRILLO: Effortless, I guess. It's one of those rounds that, like I was just saying, I don't think I'm going to do it quite often around here, bogey-free, almost like stress-free, except for one hole that I had to chip in for a par. So besides that, I played really well. I managed to hit it in the right places every single time and I was able to convert those that I had, those good looks inside 10, 15 feet.

Q. Your second start in this tournament, what have you learned about getting around this golf course successfully with so little experience here?

EMILIANO GRILLO: Well, it's only my second start here on TOUR, but I played it plenty of times before. I live here, not too far, like just under an hour, so I have been around here before.

I think the most important thing here is just keep it in play and I know the clubs what to hit off the tees and where not to hit it.

Q. Tied for 6th, tied for 2nd your last two starts on the PGA TOUR. What has been coming together for you over the last month?

EMILIANO GRILLO: Just everything. To play well out here you have to play well at everything. You have to hit it well off the tee and then you have to hit it close and make the putts. There's no secret around here. I've been able to do that in the last couple weeks and I've been coming along for the last year or so, so now it's time to get it done.

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