Brandt Snedeker gets incredible break at Bay Hill

Brandt Snedeker
Even when you're on the PGA Tour, it's better to be lucky than good sometimes. Just ask Brandt Snedeker.
By T.J. Auclair
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015 | 11:15 a.m.

In golf, sometimes it's better to be lucky than good -- even on the PGA Tour.

Brandt Snedeker can attest to that after hitting a terrible approach shot at Bay Hill on Thursday and ending up with a par.

You could tell Snedeker was disgusted with his approach at the par-4 18th hole immediately after hit left the clubface. He waited for it to splash in the water that guards the green.

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Instead, the ball bounced off the rocks on the water's edge twice and rolled up to within 6 feet of the hole.

As you can see in the video below, all Snedeker and playing partners Billy Horschel and Henrik Stenson could do is laugh:


T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.