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Jordan Spieth’s Tee Shot is Kept in Play By a Fan’s Backside

Jordan Spieth’s Tee Shot is Kept in Play By a Fan’s Backside

Sometimes, when you go to a golf tournament as a spectator, you have to expect that there’s a chance you could get hit by a rogue ball but one fan unexpectedly ended up playing a key part in the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship earlier today – and Jordan Spieth should be pretty thankful for it.

In the now-suspended second round of the European Tour competition, Spieth pulled his tee shot on the ninth hole, and it was heading for one of Abu Dhabi Golf Club’s water hazards – until the ball hit an unsuspecting fan on the backside, keeping the ball on the grass.

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From there, the 22-year-old American managed to make par, turning in 2-over 38.

The unnamed fan and his friends saw the funny side, thankfully, with laughter ensuing afterwards.

That’ll probably leave a nasty bruise in the morning, but at least he’ll be able to say he once saved Jordan Spieth’s skin.

 

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