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Garcia shoots 27 on back nine,
takes lead at Bridgestone

CBS Sports, by Staff

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Posted By:Hazymac, 8/1/2014 9:58:47 PM

AKRON, Ohio -- Sergio Garcia doesn´t know anything about being in a zone. He had no trouble identifying the best round of his career. Garcia one-putted the final 11 holes and made birdies on his last seven holes Friday in the Bridgestone Invitational to tie the course record at Firestone with a 9-under 61 and take a three-shot lead into the weekend. He had a birdie putt on every hole on the back nine, missing only a 15-footer from the fringe at No. 11. Garcia shot 27 on the back nine, a course record. "Just one of those moments that

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Ordinarily, I wouldn´t post second round results from a non-major, but Sergio´s back nine on the brutally long Firestone South Course today might have been, subjectively, the best nine holes ever played. 27 at Firestone? Eight birdies in nine holes? That´s just sick. Way to go, Sergio!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 8/1/2014 11:17:35 PM     (No. 9950146)

Recently, Sergio has complemented his fantastic ball striking with a deft putting touch. OP, you are oh so right about a 27 at Firestone. It is off the charts. Firestone is a monstrous par 70.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jj1319, 8/2/2014 3:22:31 AM     (No. 9950267)

And a "like" for OP, as well. Natch´.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Safari Man, 8/2/2014 3:51:43 AM     (No. 9950272)

I shot a 27 once. Then one the second hole, I did a little better, but ran out of balls.

Way to go Sergio. He´s done some things in the past that I thought lacked class, but lately he´s seemed to redeem himself.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: seminolesecure, 8/2/2014 4:20:12 AM     (No. 9950273)

27 is a lifetime round. 11 one putts! And I think he uses a funky "claw" grip, too/

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JDP, 8/2/2014 7:17:30 AM     (No. 9950347)

Who cares???

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 8/2/2014 8:00:56 AM     (No. 9950392)

He will collapse like a cardboard suitcase, pout, shout, blame tiger woods, the gallery, the pga officials, the weather, or something else.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Newtsche, 8/2/2014 12:47:30 PM     (No. 9950803)

Funky, #4?!
The claw saved my life, love it.

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