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October 2016 FREE Giveaway
Fairways and Roughs News Mash
By PGA Tour News on Sat, Oct 1 2016 2:15 AM
CHASKA, Minn. – The par putt was less than two feet. Usually it’s conceded – especially when you realize the man doing the putter is the reigning Open champ. But this one was not. Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed forced Henrik Stenson to putt out to win the ninth hole during their Friday morning Foursomes match at the Ryder Cup. The Americans were 3 up against Stenson and Justin Rose at the time but knew they were going to lose the hole with a bogey. Spieth explained their thought process, saying the area around the hole was “really, really tricky. … the cup sits one way where the slope is the other.” In retrospect, though, it may not have been the wisest move. “Honestly, we should have given it to them,” Spieth said afterward. While the young American pair went on to win the match 3 and 2, perhaps it woke up the beast. In the Friday afternoon rematch in Four-balls, Stenson put on a display that rekindled memories of his Open Championship performance against Phil Mickelson at Royal...
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