Henrik Stenson is at this forest from 15, however the toughest however place ahead. (Getty Images)
Until Thursday, Henrik Stenson had been best known because the that can be played a shot out of the mud. But upon his very last hole around the initial day time with the Masters, he or she didn't have got felt anymore open or perhaps mortified. He carded a quadruple-bogey 8, tapped for any hardest previously recorded with the final hole in a Masters plus spotted the final of an three-shot steer vanish into your Augusta pines.
Hole No. eighteen at Augusta, called "Holly," plays 465 yards uphill by using likely shifty pine straw (yes, many of us did simply type that) lining this hole. And it was just this straw in which became Stenson straight into trouble. On his or her second shot amid the particular pine straw, he tried to getting a drop but wasn't authorized to undertake so. He punched weakly onto the actual fairway, hammering his team to the floor throughout frustration. (At smallest your dog couldn't damage him self using your tantrum the following time frame .)
Oh, but the problems ended up simply just beginning. He flew within the green along with ended up amongst the patrons having his fourth shot, did not reach your green using his fifth, still left his sixth about three legs short plus from a final indignity skipped this putt about his or her seventh shot. He chop down coming from 5-under par as well as the bring about only a different 1-under inside pack.
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It was the ugliest type of stop into a day that experienced initiated so well. Carding eagles on Nos. 2 and also 8, Stenson was in control until the final stretch out in the day, as soon as your dog went bogey-birdie-bogey-par-snowman to supply backside five strokes.
Stenson tried to check on the brilliant part of life, however. "Very disappointing finish, however I acquired beneficial enjoyment out there. Made a pair of fantastic eagles," he / she said . "It's a new evening tomorrow." Thank abode intended for your ex boyfriend this specific your done.
As , Stenson now retains the particular record pertaining to hardest operation on a pair of split holes from Augusta; he quintuple-bogeyed the particular par-3 final hole throughout 2011. (Take heart, Henrik: The other a pair of individuals along with that variation are generally Arnold Palmer and also Jumbo Ozaki, a few Hall-of-Famers.)
Oh, andf the other other thing: Today's Stenson's birthday. Perhaps while he / she tried to help to make history at Augusta, he needs happen to be much more specific.
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