ATLANTA – Jordan Spieth’s opening tee shot at the Tour Championship sailed dangerously left, hopping once in the rough before coming to rest next to a boundary fence that runs along Alston Drive. It was a sign of things to come. Spieth’s tee shot at the par-3 second hole sailed long and left of the green and his drive at the sixth went well left of the fairway. You get the idea. “I was leaving the ball out right the first couple days of this week. I was trying to figure out a solution to that and it was trying to get my body caught up,” Spieth said. “All of a sudden I haven't hit a ball left in three weeks and I snap-hook my first four swings that I hit and I was just like, what is this?" But
A Pennsylvania high school golfer has defied huge odds by recording two holes-in-one in the same round. Parkland High School golfer Ben Tetzlaff tells The (Allentown) Morning Call ( http://bit.ly/2wCyfXn ) he still can't believe the feat, which came during a nine-hole practice round Monday at Iron Lakes Country Club. The National Hold-In-One Registry calculated the odds of the feat at 67 million-to-1. Parkland coach Scott Levan says he missed the first ace, but saw the second when Tetzlaff hit a 9-iron on the 140-yard sixth hole. Tetzlaff had already sunk a gap wedge on the 104-yard second hole. Tetzlaff's career-low round is a 76 he shot at Allentown Municipal Golf Course. He hopes to play golf
Generally speaking, you can expect stadiums to be jam-packed full of teeming and gross humanity: Cheering, screaming, singing throngs of people who have gathered together to pay $75 for parking and sit in four hours of endless postgame gridlock to enjoy the communal experience of things like rooting for the Cleveland Browns, I guess. What happens when you find yourself in a stadium that’s mostly empty, because the team is hot garbage, because they got bounced out of the playoff race, because they play football in Los Angeles, because you elected to buy Indiana football season tickets for some reason? It’s an eerie feeling, sitting in a place designed for tens of thousands and being surrounded by a couple hundreds, with every whistle, boo and call echoing off the empty seats.