Is the shank the scariest shot in golf?
From personal experience, the shank is the scariest shot in golf. Everything in your swing feels the same, but for some reason, the ball consistently hits nothing but the hosel. Are they funny when you just hit one? Sure. Are they funny when you run through an entire bucket at the range and 90 percent of them went 45 degrees to your right?
What happened on the 6th tee at the PGA Championship?
There Thomas was, on the 6th tee, staring down a slowly shrinking seven-shot deficit and in dire need of a major championship-winning spark. The 218-yard 6th was a good place to do it.
What does the shank on six mean?
The shank on six was one of the first things referenced by the 29-year-old following his victory, and luckily he was able to make a joke of it. "It was a bizarre day," he said.
Was Justin Thomas’ Shank at the PGA Championship an omen?
Justin Thomas’ shank at the PGA Championship was not an omen for what was to come. Before Justin Thomas won the PGA Championship, before he found himself in an improbable playoff, before he’d even fully vaulted into contention, he did something else. He hit a cold, ugly shank off the tee on the par-3 6th.