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Golf Australia Express : OTG Express 152
BUBBA’S FAN TAKE-DOWN PGA Tour spectators might think twice before offering Travelers Championship winner Bubba Watson on-course advice again. One fan earned the two- time Masters champion’s wrath on the second hole of the final round when he suggested that Watson might want to consider punching a 4-iron under a tree after a tee shot found the right rough. Watson quipped: “That’s why you’re on that side of the ropes”, before pulling out his sand wedge, going over the tree and sticking the ball to four feet from 101 yards out. He then went looking for the fan to rub it in a little bit more. WATCH HOW IT UNFOLDED HERE ________________________________ secured a tie for fifth place with a 3-under final round. ________________________________ AMATEUR SHOOTS 57! YOU’D think only Kim Jong Il could ever have a round this good. Yet an American amateur golfer had a day that he, and probably anyone else, will never repeat, with three holes-in-one and a final score of 14-under 57 in a round at Laurel Hill Golf Club in Virginia. The odds of jagging two aces in the same round are about 67 million to one, and for three aces we’re talking billions to one. But Patrick Wills made a mockery of those chances when he aced the 7th, 10th and 14th holes. Even more incredibly, the 7th and 10th holes are both par fours. “The guys were flabbergasted. One was jumping and I got a bunch of high fives. It is one of those surreal experiences. Everything was moving in slow motion and I was trying to take it all in,” Wills said. ________________________________ MAJOR REWARDS WHILE the PGA Tour was easing back into regular programming after an unforgettable US Open, Jordan Spieth was taking another well-earned celebratory break. Despite the golf world raising a collective eyebrow after CHOI'S ARKANSAS JOY IT TOOK three days for Stacy Lewis to build what looked like being a tournament-winning one-shot lead at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. It took Na Yeon Choi two shots to put paid to that. Lewis led by one stroke as she strolled up the 17th fairway in her final round, but behind her Choi produced one of the shots of the season to hole out her approach shot for an eagle at the 16th and wrestle the lead away. Moments later she almost repeated the dose, putting her tee shot at the par-3 17th to within a few of inches of the hole. Choi made par at the tournament’s final hole after a couple of dicey shots to finish at 15 under, two shots ahead of Mika Miyazato and another stroke ahead of Lewis, who bogeyed the last. Australian Minjee Lee Spieth’s Masters victory celebrations and subsequent performance hangover, the back-to-back major champion is lapping up his success again, posting a photo to social media of himself and some friends enjoying a high-speed boat ride, with the hashtag #bahamas. ________________________________ OPEN BERTHS GRABBED FOUR more golfers secured their tickets to the Open Championship after solid performances at the Travelers Championship. Luke Donald, Brian Harman, Graham DeLaet and Carl Pettersson also booked an Open berth at St Andrews by being the top four players to finish inside the top 12, who weren’t already qualified. Former world No.1 Donald tied with Bo Van Pelt and Mark Wilson for seventh place at TPC River Highlands, but got the nod for the major because of his higher world ranking. TRAPS AROUND the From the name that’s always delivered distance through speed, comes the first fairway woods we’ve ever made with driver-like launch conditons. The name says it all. TaylorMadeGolf.com.au © 2015 Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc. #1 Fairway in Golf claim based on combined 2014 wins and usage on the PGA, European,Japan Golf, Web.com, Champions and LPGA Tours, as reported by the Darrell Survey Co. and Sports Marketing Surveys, Inc.
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