Jordan Spieth approached the ninth gap (his 18th) on the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass on Friday in jeopardy of lacking the lower, after which sliced his drive towards the water.
All hope was misplaced, till a miracle occurred — his errant drive hit a fan in entrance of the water and wound up rolling proper smack in the course of the green.
A moist shot would have just about assured he missed the lower, as he would have needed to drop two and take three again on the tee field on the par-5. Instead, he eagled to get to even on the match, with the projected lower at 2-over.
Spieth’s method shot missed the inexperienced, however he was in a position to chip in to finish his spherical.
Spieth shot a 3-over 75, so it certainly not was a terrific spherical, but it surely definitely was a pleasant ending that can let him see the weekend and a payday afterwards.
TPC Sawgrass has usually not been sort to Spieth over his skilled profession. In his first look on the Players Championship in 2014, he completed tied for fourth, however from 2015 to 2021, he missed the lower 5 occasions, completed T41 in 2018 and T48 in 2021. The match didn’t happen in 2020.
Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Adam Svensson prepared the ground at 8-under. Defending champion Cameron Smith has since defected to LIV Golf, so he’s barred from collaborating.
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