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Sports Watch: Reed heckled on 1st tee, sends tee shot into bunker

15:25  12 december  2019
15:25  12 december  2019 Source:   thescore.com

Reed holds 3-shot lead midway through Hero World Challenge

  Reed holds 3-shot lead midway through Hero World Challenge Patrick Reed pulled away from the field with his second consecutive 6-under 66 to take a three-shot lead after Round 2 at the Hero World Challenge. The 29-year-old entered Thursday's round sharing the top spot with Gary Woodland. But thanks to eight birdies - and one bogey on No. 17 - Reed gave himself a large cushion with 36 holes to play."Captain America" is trying to remove any doubt as to whether he truly deserved a selection for next week's Presidents Cup from Tiger Woods with a victory in the Bahamas.Speaking of Tiger, the tournament host rebounded from opening-round 72 with a bogey-free 66 on Day 2.

Reed 's tee shot sped across the fast-running fairway and toppled into the sand to a roar from the partisan fans at Royal Melbourne, but the US pair Last week in the Bahamas Reed 's practice swings had twice moved sand from behind his ball in a waste bunker , but he insisted he had not deliberately

Bad boy Patrick Reed was heckled on the first tee at the Presidents Cup Thursday by the Australian crowd who loudly jeered the controversial American, then cheered as his opening drive found a bunker . Reed 's tee shot sped across the fast-running fairway and toppled into the sand to a roar

Patrick Reed wearing a blue uniform holding a baseball bat© Warren Little / Getty Images Sport / Getty

It didn't take long for Patrick Reed to hear it from the crowd in Australia at the Presidents Cup. Shortly after being introduced for his first round, the word "shovel" was already being thrown at the American.

"Patrick! Are you really going to make your caddie carry 14 clubs and a shovel?" a fan yelled.

Coincidentally, Reed's opening tee shot rolled its way into the greenside bunker, to the delight of the International supporters.

Woodland carries 1-shot lead into final round of Hero World Challenge

  Woodland carries 1-shot lead into final round of Hero World Challenge Gary Woodland posted a 4-under 68 in Round 3 of the Hero World Challenge to claim a one-shot lead with 18 holes remaining in the Bahamas. The 35-year-old birdied his final two holes to steal the top spot away from Sweden's Henrik Stenson, who was already in the clubhouse at 12-under par. Tiger Woods continued his climb into contention with an impressive 5-under 67 on Friday. He'll head into Saturday's final round facing a two-shot deficit. However, the story of the day belonged to 36-hole leader Patrick Reed.

Reed 's tee shot sped across the fast-running fairway and toppled into the sand to a roar from the partisan fans at Royal Melbourne, but the US pair Last week in the Bahamas Reed 's practice swings had twice moved sand from behind his ball in a waste bunker , but he insisted he had not deliberately

Bad boy Patrick Reed was heckled on the first tee at the Presidents Cup Thursday by the Australian crowd who loudly jeered the controversial American, then cheered as his opening drive found a bunker . Reed , part of Tiger Woods' US team at Royal Melbourne, was docked two strokes for improving his.

Reed will be the focal point of the Australian crowd's attention for the rest of the week at the Presidents Cup. His sand-sweeping incident was a hot topic leading up to the event, especially after Cam Smith referred to Reed's actions as cheating.

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Reed regains 'Captain America' cape at Royal Melbourne .
Reed regains 'Captain America' cape at Royal MelbourneMELBOURNE (Reuters) - Patrick Reed had dug himself a hole before arriving at the Presidents Cup, his two-stroke penalty for flinging some sand away with his wedge in a waste bunker stoking controversy and putting a big target on his back at Royal Melbourne.

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