DUBLIN, Ohio — Bryson DeChambeau was the betting beloved to win the Memorial Match this week.
Now he’s heading residence devoid of a tee time for Saturday or Sunday at Muirfield Village Golfing Club due to the fact he skipped the lower on Friday thanks to an epic meltdown on the par-5 15th gap, exactly where he took a 10.
DeChambeau’s implosion essentially played a part in aiding Tiger Woods and other gamers who were being 3-in excess of par make the minimize. Him missing the lower served go the minimize line from 2-in excess of to 3-over.
DeChambeau, who’s been the converse of the PGA Tour for the previous 6 months with his bulked-up physique and the gigantic drives he’s making, was 1-over par entering the 15th hole and walked to the 16th 6-about par with no prospect to make the 3-over-par slash.
The spectacular carnage started with a 279-garden tee shot into a h2o hazard on the left facet of the fairway. He took a drop in the rough and strike his future shot out of bounds.
He then hit his up coming shot towards a fence, the place the ball was dominated by a PGA Tour formal to be out of bounds. DeChambeau protested and requested for a next feeling. So, a second guidelines formal was introduced over and he, much too, dominated it to be out of bounds.
DeChambeau then hit his eighth shot onto the green and two-putted for 10.
Soon after the round, he refused to comment to reporters or a PGA Tour media formal.
The skipped minimize finished an amazing streak of accomplishment for DeChambeau, who had long gone his preceding 7 tournaments with no complete even worse than a tie for eighth. That integrated a get at the Rocket Mortgage Championship two weeks back.