Why did Shane Kim throw his putter head-first?
While one solitary dropped shot left him just three shots shy of Justin Rose in the lead, the emotions were too much for Kim. As he waited for his playing partner, he slammed his putter head-first in the ground in anger, breaking it in the process.
What happened to Billy Kim’s putter on the PGA Tour?
As a result, on the biggest stage in golf and still in the hunt for the coveted Green Jacket, Kim was forced to putt the rest of the round using his 3-wood with no spare putter in his bag. Surprisingly, he did extremely well with the makeshift putter, not looking out of place on the greens — besides the unusual stance.
Can Si woo Kim knock down a putter at Augusta National?
We’ll see if he can knock one down here. Hello to Si Woo Kim, the South Korean golfer that’s currently playing the back nine at Augusta National while in contention to win the green jacket… without a putter. A three-putt at the 14th hole had him break his putter in frustration, and so now he’s using a 3-wood instead.
Did Si woo Kim break his putter on 14?
Following a three-putt on No. 14, Si Woo Kim breaks his putter. If you need video of the three-putt, which technically wasn’t a three-putt as he was just off the green for the first one, here it is. We haven’t seen any of him actually snapping the flat stick however, but if we do we’ll post it here.