If you break your bat in baseball, you get a brand new bat.
If you break your stick in hockey, you get a brand new stick.
But in the event you break a golf membership, the foundations of golf say you may have to end your spherical with out it. It occurs typically, positive, nevertheless it doesn’t actually matter as a result of the entire golf equipment have shut cousins that might be in a golfer’s bag.
Except the putter.
Si Woo Kim broke his putter on Friday within the second spherical of The Masters, slamming it into the bottom after a three-putt on the 14th gap. That meant he had to play the ultimate 4 holes with no putter, and he opted for a 3-wood, and after safely making it to all of the greens, two-putted every time to end at 3-under 69 for the day, and 4-under heading into the weekend, three strokes behind chief Justin Rose, in a tie for sixth place.
In true Augusta fashion, Kim breaking his membership was notable for the fantastic thing about the scene, the leaderboard reflecting within the water behind him. The membership smash, refined, exhibiting the significance of each transfer a golfer makes, with hardly a phrase to be mentioned. Barely a sound of bending metallic, because the azalea blooms ruffle within the wind …
Man, golf even manages to make a man shedding his shit and costing himself his most necessary membership for the remainder of a spherical on the greatest match of the yr boring.
Friday night time featured the ninth and tenth 50-point video games of the NBA season, with Jayson Tatum dropping 53 within the Celtics’ 145-136 additional time win over the Timberwolves and Zach Lavine scoring 50 for the Bulls in a 120-108 loss at Atlanta.
It’s the third time this season that there have been two 50-point efforts on the identical night time. Both groups that had half-century scorers misplaced on February 6, each gained on February 19, and now now we have a cut up.
What does that imply?
Yeah, completely nothing.
The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) had to postpone its weekend showcase in St. Louis due to COVID exposure. and Blue Jays outfielder Teoscar Hernández went on the injured listing after having an in depth contact take a look at optimistic.
The good news is that we’re beginning to get a special type of COVID news, specifically gamers needing to take a break to get better from the uncomfortable side effects of vaccination. The Blue Jays put pitcher Ryan Borucki on the IL for that, and pulled Lourdes Gurriel Jr. from Friday’s recreation when he felt sick, whereas the Yankees have been with out third baseman Gio Urshela for a day for a similar motive.
Urshela had coronavirus within the offseason, however getting the vaccine is necessary even for individuals who have had COVID. Please, go get yours in the event you haven’t already.