Heckler at Ryder Cup practice round gets brought on green, sinks putt
CHASKA, MN (WKOW) -- David Johnson loitered behind the ropes during a Ryder Cup practice session on Thursday, taunting a few of the world's best golfers as they kept missing putts.
Johnson, a fan from North Dakota visiting Minnesota's Hazeltine National Golf Club, maintained that he could bury the shot that Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan couldn't make. So reigning British Open champion Henrik Stenson called him on it, pulling him onto the green, and offering him the chance to try his own luck.
As he lined it up, dressed in blue jeans and sneakers, Europe's Justin Rose added to the anxiety, placing a $100 bill alongside the ball.
Bad read not withstanding, Johnson stepped up and did what the world's best seemingly couldn't: drained the 12-footer.
Despite having been the subject of the amateur's taunting, the European pros were good sports throughout, mock falling to the ground as Johnson's putt dropped.
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