AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Phil Mickelson hit a simple chip toward the hole that never stopped until it was off the other side of the green and into the water.
Jordan Spieth felt a gust of wind as his tee shot was in the air and began pleading for it to get down. He only stopped talking when he heard the crowd cheer and saw the ball 2 feet from the hole.
Brandt Snedeker brought a touch of class to an exasperating at the Dell Technologies Match Play. He watched Andy Sullivan roll a putt to within 2 feet of the hole, only for the wind to blow back 7 feet away. Snedeker gave him the putt to halve the hole.
“Pure class,” Sullivan said
It was pure chaos Thursday at Austin Country Club, where 30 mph gusts raged through the edge of Hill Country and made conditions so brittle and blustery holes were won with bogeys.
And it was just as wild trying to keep score thanks to two…