Golfer Joel Dahmen’s first round is complete at the PGA Championship in Rochester, New York, but his practice round on Wednesday made headlines.
Dahmen’s tee shot Wednesday from the first tee missed the mark, hitting a fan in the calf.
While the fans in the gallery attend golf tournaments at his peril, Dahmen made amends with the patron after his missed shot, paying for his beer for the rest of the day.
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Dahmen handed the fan hit by his tee shot a $100 bill and said, «I’ve got your beers today.»
Dahmen’s gesture should have earned him good karma for the PGA Championship, but he was unable to cash on Thursday. finishing 4-over in the first round.
While Dahmen is the most recent golfer to contact a fan with his golf ball, he’s certainly not the first.
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At the Players Championship in March, Jordan Speith tee shot on his last hole of the second round he was heading straight for the water.
Luckily for Spieth, the ball bounced off a fan and back to the center of the fairway.
Spieth said after his round that he was going to find the fan and thank him, and he kept his promise.
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matte of Colorado Springsa 23-year-old Marine, received tickets for the rest of the weekend and a flag signed by Spieth, who offered an apology.
«Sorry and thanks!» he wrote.
Speith has also struggled in the first round of the PGA Championship, going 3-for-3 over 16 holes.
Fox News’ Ryan Morik contributed to this report.