DeLaet: 6-under in 4 holes at PGA Champ

From ESPN - August 12, 2017

Quail Hollow does not have back-to-back par 3s, but that did not stop Graham DeLaet from nearly going 1-1 on the scorecard Saturday at the PGA Championship.

After leaving his tee shot on the par-3 13th hole on the edge of the cup for a kick-in birdie, the Canadian lipped out what would have been a hole-in-one on the 301-yard par-4 14th. DeLaet's tee shot hopped over the cup, barely missing an ace. He settled for eagle.

That almost-albatross helped the 35-year-old play a four-hole stretch on the back nine at Quail Hollow in 6-under par. He went birdie-eagle-eagle-birdie on holes 13 through 16 and finished with a 3-under-par 68.

"It's just one of those things, like, are you kidding me?" said DeLaet, who has been battling a balky back. "Did this just happen the last four holes? But it's pretty fun, especially at a major."


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