Saturday, July 30, 2016
Golfer John Senden waits (and waits and waits) for 22 agonizing SECONDS as his ball teeters on the edge of the hole... before his patience unbelievably pays off
Patience is a virtue, and Australian golfer John Senden has it in spades. During the opening round of the US PGA Championship at Baltusrol in Springfield, New Jersey, Senden showed incredible composure as he waited 22 seconds for a putt to drop.
The 15-foot long-range putt on the 16th hole was one of Senden’s three birdies on Thursday. The shot was on track as it rolled towards the hole, but hung up directly on the edge of the cup.
He walked around slowly and crouched down to take a closer look, stretching out the 10 seconds normally allowed before being forced to tap the ball in. As Senden gave up and raised his club to hit the ball it suddenly disappeared into the hole for a birdie"