The golf gods owed Ryan Moore one, obviously.
Three weeks ago in the third round of the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club, Moore's tee shot on the par-4 10th hole hit the flagstick -- and rolled completely off the green. Instead of an ace, Moore was forced to settle for a disheartening par.
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Fast forward to Sunday's final round of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort. After back-to-back bogeys on the second and third holes dropped Moore out of the lead, he faced this shot from 174 yards out on No. 6.
Watch what happens next:
And when leader Jordan Spieth struggled for a bogey, that three-shot swing put Moore back in front.
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You can debate the merits of good luck/bad luck all you want, but it really does seem to even out over time.