Reigning Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama hit an errant tee shot inside a spectator’s shirt in Friday’s second round of the US PGA Northern Trust tournament in suburban New York.
The 29-year-old Japanese star, who won the first major title by any man from his homeland last April at Augusta National, struck the astonishing shot at the 506-yard 10th hole at Liberty National in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Matsuyama watched his ball hook well right off target. The ball struck a paved cart path, took a high bounce and then nestled its way inside the shirt of a male fan walking on the path.
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The man stopped, not wanting to jostle the ball from where it landed. It wasn’t like it was in a pocket. The ball was between the fabric and his body.
“Went between my legs, hit my knee and somehow…