Brooks Koepka's tee shot ends up in bizarre spot

All four of the afternoon four-ball matches are underway. The Europeans own an early edge in the first match with Rory McIlroy and Thomas Pieters taking a 2-up lead to the No. 6 hole over Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson.

What happened on the fifth hole was hard to believe.

Koepka hit a drive off the tee that strayed to the left into the rough, bounced once and onto the back of a spectator standing just inside the ropes . The ball astoundingly stayed stuck there, lodging between the man's back and the top of his backpack.




The story only got stranger from there. The man's identity? None other than the father of Pieters, according to the NBC announcers.

Koepka had to take a drop, and the Americans were able to make birdie on the par-4.

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