The Fastest Round In PGA Tour History

Alex Myers discusses Wesley Bryan's remarkable round at the BMW Championship, and why he's an inspiration to golfers everywhere.

Released on 9/19/2017

Transcript

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So Wesley Bryan capped a fantastic rookie campaign
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on the PGA Tour with a record-breaking display
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of golf hustle.
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Bryan shot a final-round 69 at the BMW Championship.
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But more impressively, he needed just an hour and 28 minutes
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to complete the round as a single.
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And in honor of Wesley's accomplishment,
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I'm gonna try to do this video as quickly as possible.
00:19
That's right, Bryan played 18 holes in under 90 minutes.
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That's less than five minutes a hole.
00:24
And no, he didn't need a golf cart.
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Of course, this kind of thing happens all the time
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in speed golf competitions, but not on the PGA Tour,
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where guys stick to deliberate pre-shot routines
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and mark six-inch putts.
00:31
You know, because they're playing for millions of dollars.
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For instance, Sergio Garcia just later in the round
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took twenty minutes to play a single shot
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because of a ruling in a water hazard.
00:38
Wesley could have played four holes
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during that same time period.
00:40
Sure, it helped that Bryan had little to play for
00:42
the final day, but still,
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breaking the PGA Tour record by a half hour
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is pretty impressive.
00:47
And it's great news for Wesley,
00:47
because now we know him for more
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than just being a former trick shot artist,
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and for making Jim Nantz cringe that time in the booth.
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Just think of all the activities you need more time
00:55
to accomplish than what Wesley needed to walk and play
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an entire round of golf.
00:58
Most movies take at least ninety minutes to watch.
01:00
And I need at least two hours to make a proper Costco run.
01:02
You've gotta really savor those churros and fro-yo.
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Mmm, that's good stuff.
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Anyway, Wes, well done.
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We hereby dub you Golf's Patron Saint of Pace,
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and we hope golfers of all skill levels everywhere
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draw inspir (yelling) so close!
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(bleep)
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Anyway, well done, Wes.
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We hereby dub you Golf's Patron Saint of Pace
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and we hope golfers of all skill levels everywhere
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draw inspiration from you and speed it up on the course,
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especially that slow foursome
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I always seem to get stuck behind.
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(thud)
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