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Matt Jones plays from the hospitality tent

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Whistling Straits’ major defence is over 1,000 bunkers.

Matt Jones, while leading midway through the third round, went left of those guarding the 9th fairway and ended up in a hospitality tent.

From where he played his approach, off some carpet and in amongst a load of revellers who couldn’t quite believe their luck.

“Actually I was happy where the ball was,” Jones said.

The spot where I had to have gone would have been much harder. And I hit a very good shot. I actually hit it exactly on the line I picked, I picked the wrong line. I thought the wind was off to the left, but it was straight down,” he explained.

“There was a lot of cameras clicking. And I just had to deal with it, because no one is going to be able to control a crowd like that. So I just hit my shot.”

He ended up making five.




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