PGA TOUR 2021, CJ Cup @ Summit, The Summit Club, Las Vegas: 14-17 Oct, Day Two
Joaquin Niemann's incredible birdie at the CJ Cup
In the second round of THE CJ CUP @ SUMMIT 2021, Joaquin Niemann hits his drive way right on the par-4 1st hole. After deeming his next shot was unplayable, Niemann took a drop and miraculously holed out from 62 yards to make an improbable birdie. [Video above]
Joaquin Niemann averaged more than four birdies per round on the PGA Tour last season so the young star is used to putting up red numbers. But we guarantee he's never made one quite like the one he made on the first hole of Friday's second round at the CJ Cup.
How do we know that for sure? Well, his stunned reaction was nearly as good as the birdie itself. Read more
The Course: The Summit Club, par 72, 7,431 yards. Designed by Tom Fazio, the layout is nestled between the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and the Las Vegas Strip. Golfers get an unobstructed view of the Strip from the tee on No. 6 Read more
Aussies in the Field: Cam Smith, Marc Leishman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Cam Davis, Matt Jones