PGA Tour pro LAUNCHES PUTTER IN THE LAKE at Arnold Palmer Invitational

EPIC STROP ALERT! PGA Tour pro Matt Jones loses his head on the 11th hole at Bay Hill.

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Sat, 5 Mar 2022
PGA Tour pro LAUNCHES PUTTER IN THE LAKE at Arnold Palmer Invitational

PGA Tour pro Matt Jones had the strop of the season so far after launching his putter in the lake on the par-4 11th during round three of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill

Jones faced a downhill birdie putt from eight feet but as soon as he sent the ball in motion he immediately started walking after it and he even beat it to the hole. 

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He tapped it home and then hurled his putter in the lake while muttering: "I'm done, I've had enough with it."

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Jones was forced to use his sand wedge on the greens for the remainder of his round.

He finds himself well down the leaderboard and 4-over-par for the tournament as things stand. 

The 41-year-old has won twice on the PGA Tour with victories at the 2014 Houston Open and 2021 Honda Classic. 

He also has two Australian Open titles to his name, coming in 2015 and 2019. 

Jones is currently 80th in the world rankings and he finished third at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in January. 

Since then though, Jones has struggled somewhat (as his putter frustrations clearly reflect) by missing four of the last six cuts prior to this week's tournament at Bay Hill.

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