Tag Archives: Spike Marks

Oct
9
2011
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

The winning putt. Finally.

With darkness quickly closing in at CordeValle, Bryce Molder drained a seven-footer for birdie on No. 17 to beat Briny Baird on the sixth playoff hole. (Finally. Cripes, it was like, does either of you want to win this tournament?) Before Baird putted, Molder fixed a ballmark in his own line and then right before Molder putted, he tapped down the green six or seven times in the same area in front of the cup.

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Mar
28
2011
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Ugh, not another spike mark! Karma sucks.

On Saturday afternoon the door to the scoring trailer at Bay Hill swung open and an irked Stephen Ames, sitting next to a wide-eyed Henrik Stenson, barked, “Justin, are you wearing metals?”

Rose, who was in mid-sentence during an interview, played in front of Ames and Stenson in the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. He looked up and said, shaking his head, “No, I’m not.” Ames tried again, “Was JJ (Henry)?”

Rose, who was paired with Henry that day, thought for a moment and said, “No, I don’t think so.”

Ames, who shot 76 in the third round with 33 putts, slammed the door shut.

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