Yuta Ikeda chips in at No. 12, gets left hanging by caddie

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After an excellent chip-in birdie at the daunting 12th hole at Augusta National, Yuta Ikeda goes for a congratulatory high five from his playing parter's caddie and gets denied.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Thursday, April 06, 2017 | 5:27 p.m.

Augusta National is full of iconic holes, but none are quite as memorable as the par-3 12th. Any golfer in the field would be happy walking away with simply a dry golf ball.

Yuta Ikeda didn't just avoid the water, he drained his short chip from off the left of the green for a birdie.

After the impressive shot Ikeda was expecting a short celebration high five from his playing partner Charlie Hoffman's caddie. No such luck. As he reaches for it, the caddie turns and he's left reaching out for nothing.

Ikeda tries to play if off as a polite wave to the crowd, but it's not fooling anybody.

The only question left to be asked it, was this an innocent mistake or an intentional embarassment from the caddie? I'm laughing either way.

Here's the video:

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.