During a Ryder Cup practice round on Thursday, an American Heckler in a crowd of onlookers told Rory McIlroy and other European teammates that he could putt better than them.
While on the 8th hole at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn. McIlroy and Andy Sullivan were having trouble hitting downhill shot when one of the spectators began to mock them, claiming he could make the putt.
The heckler, who Fox9 identified as David Johnson of North Dakota was challenged by the Europeans to make the shot before they moved on. England golfer Justin Rose even dropped a $100 bill on the green next to the ball before Johnson took his shot thinking he wouldn’t be able to make it.
That’s when Johnson hit the ball with ease and made the 12-foot putt seem like nothing.
“I razzed them a little bit, and they heard me, which was insane,” Johnson told reporters after. “They brought me out, which is more insane … I closed my eyes, swallowed my puke, and hit the putt. It happened to go in.”
McIlroy posted a video of the putt to his Twitter:
— Rory McIlroy (@McIlroyRory) September 29, 2016
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