M.J. Daffue is taking part in in his first U.S. Open. After 9 holes on Friday, he was main the U.S. Open by three strokes. Those info mixed would soften the brains of most individuals who watch golf, however the people who find themselves able to taking part in it are fabricated from sterner stuff. Stuff that drives them to take photographs like this, as an example:
Yes, that is Daffue, pronounced “Duffy,” getting ready to drive off the deck from a hospitality tent alongside the 14th gap at The Country Club. You can simply see the golf green within the far proper; the opening remains to be one other 287 yards away.
Put merely: this can be a ridiculous shot, between bushes and fenceposts and tents and, oh yeah, individuals. How did it go? Observe:
Unfortunately, Daffue would chunk his chip from the perimeter and bogey the opening, a part of a tough stretch that noticed him give up the outright lead. But he’ll all the time have this brilliance … and fortunately, no one within the tent has a concussion or a lacking tooth in consequence.
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