Found June 14, 2013 on
Carl Pettersson played his first four holes at 3-over par Friday at the second round of the US Open , including a double-bogey on the fourth.
So things were already going poorly when he addressed the ball for his approach shot on the fifth fairway at Merion Golf Club. Then, in the middle of Pettersson's backswing on five, an errant ball from another hole knocked his ball out from under him. It's something you have to see to believe:
The wayward ball came off the club of Brandon Crick, a 25-year-old from Nebraska who made the field via local qualifying .
Crick was playing the second hole, which runs parallel to No. 5, and apparently hooked his tee shot into the fifth fairway, where it collided with Pettersson's ball.
Once the situation was sorted out, Crick played his ball from where it stopped. Then, Pettersson was allowed to move his ball back to its original location without penalty.
Crick would go on to birdie No. 2, while Pettersson carded a bogey on the 504-yar...
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The U.S. Open got off to a stormy start on Thursday at Merion Golf Club. Hijinks from a couple of bored players ensued during a couple of weather delays and now the field is attempting to play catch-up on Friday and get the tournament back on schedule. But that doesn’t mean the oddities will [...]The post Carl Pettersson’s shot interrupted when his ball was hit by another ball...
Carl Pettersson was lined up to hit his second shot at the par 4 5th hole when his ball was hit by an errant tee shot from Brandon Crick when he was in his backswing. Pettersson was allowed to place his ball where it had been before, without a penalty stroke, and managed to save par on the hole. The fact that the tee shot didn’t strike any of the other players in the fairway...
Don't recall ever seeing what happened to Carl Pettersson today. [Busted Coverage]
That's some fine croquet boys.
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Brandon Crick is playing in his first US Open this week, and the course is not treating him well. The 25-year-old University of Nebraska graduate shot an 81 in the first round on Thursday, and the second round did not start much better. As Carl Pettersson was preparing to take a shot from the fairway [...]
Swedish golfer Carl Pettersson's shot attempt on the fifth hole at the U.S. Open was thwarted when an errant tee shot actually knocked his ball off-kilter.
Heads up play, dude. You need to keep your head on a swivel at Merion golf club this beautiful Friday. Carl Pettersson got quite the surprise as he prepared to hit his approach shot on No. 5. An errant tee shot from the second hole literally hit his golf ball as he was about to take a shot. You don’t see that very often.
[Eye On Golf]
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