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Sport Watch: Flagstick strikes again at U.S. Open as Sergio Garcia gets rejected

23:35  19 june  2021
23:35  19 june  2021 Source:   golfchannel.com

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The flagsticks are becoming a legitimate defense at Torrey Pines.

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After first-round denials to Martin Laird and Phil Mickelson, the ricochet action continued with Sergio Garcia on Saturday at the U.S. Open. Garcia was facing about 50 yards into the green for his fourth shot at the par-5 13th hole – he had chunked his third from 105 yards – when his pitch clanged off the stick and sent the ball trundling back toward Garcia.

The ball nearly rolled all the way back to Garcia's feet, too.

After hitting his fifth shot well past the hole, Garcia then two-putted for double bogey to fall even further off the pace at 7 over.

Woman sentenced for false 911 calls sparking fatal drug raid .
HOUSTON (AP) — A woman was sentenced on Tuesday to three years and four months in federal prison for making false 911 calls that ultimately resulted in a 2019 drug raid by Houston police that killed both homeowners. Patricia Garcia was the first person to be sentenced in connection with the deadly raid in which Dennis Tuttle, 59, and his wife, Rhogena Nicholas, 58, were fatally shot on Jan. 28, 2019. A dozen current and former officers tied to the narcotics unit that conducted the drug raid have been indicted in state and federal court in the wake of the shooting. Two current and former officers, Gerald Goines and Felipe Gallegos, are facing murder charges in state court.

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