With all due respect to the St Jude Classic, it’s not a high profile glitter event on the PGA Tour and the depth of the field reflected this, but I sure got my kicks out of the final holes of this one big time. Standing on the 72nd tee – in only his seventh event on the PGA Tour due to an indifferent career – American Robert Garrigus needed only a double bogey six to take claim the biggest victory of his life… Sound familiar?
Yes, Garrigous got a touch of the Jean Van de Veldes, and quite frankly, it was hilarious. It began with a huge high rope hook into the lake, followed by some other crappy decisions and hacks, and eventually he got the ruddy ball in the hole for a triple bogey seven. (more…)