CLOSETom Brady is clutch when it comes to golfing, too

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Steve DiMeglio dissects the ancient route which closing hosted the U.S. Open in 2004.
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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — During a media consultation right here on the U.S. Open, Rickie Fowler on Wednesday stated, “I’ll inform you what, Tom Brady can putt.’’

And putt within the clutch, it seems.

With Fowler, Phil Mickelson and funding banker Jimmy Dunne III taking a look on at within reach Friar’s Head Golf Club Tuesday, the New England Patriots quarterback made a profitable, 14-foot putt at the 18th hollow, in accordance to Dunne.

“Had a couple of laughs at each and every different’s expense,’’ stated Dunne, who the Golf Channel reported used to be a part of the All-Star solid, “and Tom gained the cash.’’

But it appears there used to be little need for a Brinks truck.

Dunne claimed the gang performed for low stakes and that Brady and Mickelson, matched towards Dunne and Fowler, walked with $10 apiece. Mickelson and Fowler might be competing for somewhat extra at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club throughout the U.S. Open, the place the handbag is $12 million.

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Dunne, who has performed with Mickelson throughout the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and is pals with Fowler, additionally stated he has performed with Brady. So what’s Brady’s handicap at the golfing route?

“Too top. He will get too many pictures,’’ Dunne stated, including that Brady performs to a nine or 10 handicap.

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