Justin Rose is in the middle of an intense hunt for a Memorial Tournament victory and a fan yells in the middle of his backswing that leads to a bogey.
There aren’t many rules when watching golf. Clap when someone makes a good shot, don’t stand in the field of play, and most importantly, don’t yell when someone is in the middle of hitting the ball. Apparently one fan didn’t think it was necessary for him to follow the rules, as he screamed at Justin Rose during his backswing, which led to a missed shot and a bogey.
Rose was in the middle of a heated battle on the top of the leaderboard at the Memorial Tournament golf outing. David Lingmerth and he have been going back and forth all day, so it was of the utmost importance for him to have all his concentration during his swing. One fan clearly didn’t want him to win, so he tried distracting him the best he could. Well, Rose would go on to miss the putt that followed, thus earning himself a bogey for the following hole.
You could tell how unhappy and frustrated Rose was as this fan explicitly broke the rules and tried to mess him up. He promptly turned around and gave the guy a little death stare before he hopped up on the green to take his putt.
I would be upset too. When an official PGA tournament championship is on the line, it’s extremely inappropriate to yell at the players. Rose still has a shot at winning the tournament, but that bogey sure didn’t help things.
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