We all know it's purely coincidence -- mainly because the golfers have no idea what the commentators are saying -- but it seems like nearly every time someone spouts a fact on a golf broadcast, the opposite immediately occurs.
Seconds after "he hasn't three-putted all tournament" is usually the exact time the golfer in question misses from close-in range. Or "he's perfect in fairways hit today" is about the time the dreaded slice strikes.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS: Brendon Todd
So when Brendon Todd stepped up to the Par-3 16th hole Saturday in the third round of the European Tour's Nedbank Golf Challenge, here's what the commentator said -- and watch what happened next:
Maybe golf analysts have "superpowers of suggestion." But if that was the case, Todd's ball would have gone in the cup instead.
Still, it's one heck of a coincidence -- and one heck of a golf shot by Todd.