Jordan Spieth went on an epic run on the final five holes to win The Open Championship, but it may have never happened if not for his caddie saving the day on the wild 13th hole. At No. 13, Spieth hit his tee shot about 100 yards to the right of the fairway. After a nearly 15-minute delay, Spieth eventually decided to declare an unplayable lie and take a drop farther back on the practice range. While Spieth had a much cleaner lie in the practice area, his shot to the green was completely blind and his own calculation of how far he was from the green turned out to be way off. That's when caddie Michael Greller saved the day. According to Spieth, he thought he was 270 yards to the front of the
The Forum in Inglewood was best known for decades as being both fabulous and the home of the Los Angeles Lakers, back from the Jerry West era and through Magic’s “Showtime” teams. Then in 2001 the Lakers moved downtown to Staples Center, and after that the Forum went through some rough times. Then several years ago the Madison Square Garden company (owned by Knicks owner James Dolan) bought the Forum, fixed it up, and started booking it again.
After winning a stunning hand that gave him a massive stack at the final table at the 2017 World Series of Poker’s Main Event, Scott Blumstein was the heavy favorite to take home the $8.15 million prize. The conclusion may have been foregone, but the ending was still as dramatic as they come. Daniel Ott, the last player standing between Blumstein and the Main Even bracelet, started to chip away at the lead. He doubled up his stack with a pair of nines just a couple hands before being dealt A-8 suited pre-flop. Blumstein was dealt A-2 off-suit. Ott called after Blumstein went all-in, setting up a dramatic finish. Ott went into the flop with a 57% chance of taking the pot and cutting into Blumstein’s