‘That was pretty bold’: Caddie pulls tourney leader along shot — during backswing


Shelter Hodges on Saturday after precluding during his backswing to the 8th hole at the PGA West Stadium Course.

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Lee Hodges was over his ball, so backed off. The wind towards par-5 8th at the PGA West Stadium Course use to have changed directions, and he expanded his mind on the 212-yard shot. He pulled one more club from his carrier, his caddie, Robert Peeler, backed away again, as well as addressed his ball back again.  

And simply again the wind blew.  

While the being injected of this American Express tournament is still to be made up my mind, its shout came while in Saturday’s third round.  

“Hold rise, hold up, ” Peeler screamed to the right of that man. And Hodges may.  

While having his backswing.  

But nonetheless , hold up: Has a caddie with stopped a player in the middle of a swing? It’s here we will note, too, that Hodges was also tied for the start on the second-to-last day, mostly two holes in his round remained (he started upon the back nine), and he was likely back in the big leagues suitable after playing last year on the Korn Ferry Tour. So it isn’t really as if Peeler stopped tiger on the range, either.          

“Not where it late in the game, ” analyzer — and 2008 Masters champ — Trevor Immelman said on the The activity of golf Channel broadcast. “That had to be pretty late right there. ” 

And you, John Heat ? He was also at the call and also a Tour victorious.  

“I never got pulled back right there, ” he spoken on the broadcast. “I came pulled off clubs except when I was over the golf ball.  

“That was pretty bold, ” Immelman said.  

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Very. Hodges, after a small swipe at the grass to the left of his ball, huddled back up with Peeler, you have to grabbed a different club. From the broadcast, Cook noted pointed out wind was at Hodges’ back in time.          

“That caddie is praying when he’s correct now, ” Immelman said on the covered.    

“Yeah, he is, ” Bake said. “He’s going cheer, please, please. ” 

He was. Hodges use just past the hole, everything rolled to the back of the gourmet, and as Peeler handed your player his putter, the doctor smiled. From there, Hodges two-putted for a birdie four, and additionally he’ll enter Sunday’s hang around round still tied start.    

“That is some gutsy caddying right there, ” Immelman said on the broadcast.    

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