How about this for night putting? This past weekend at a collegiate event called the Rod Myers Invitational held at Duke University Golf Club, daylight was clearly a factor.
When the final group reached 18, there was barley enough light to see your shoes, but that didn’t stop UC Davis’ Ben Corfee from finishing out.
After knocking an 85-yard wedge to 10 feet, he opted to putt out. What happened next looked like a scene out of a movie.
“Ben was the closest and he decided to putt out, and at that point everyone around the green started getting their flashlights opened on their cell phones and came around to create light for him to be able to see,” said UC Davis head Coach Cy Williams in an email to Golfweek. “It was a combination of teammates, volunteers, fellow competitors, etc., all spontaneous.”
The kid sank the putt and the crowd went wild. We weren’t kidding when we say it looked like scene from The Legend of Bagger Vance: