During in the present day’s third spherical of the AT&T Byron Nelson, Alex Noren drove a ball that just about struck CBS strolling reporter and 17-time LPGA champion Dottie Pepper.
“Almost got me,” Pepper stated, earlier than including, “I’m not gonna walk into it.”
Thankfully, Pepper got here away unscathed whereas Noren nonetheless has an opportunity to depart Dallas with a trophy. Noren, who’s tied for third heading into Sunday’s closing spherical, backed up his Friday 64 with a 70 on Saturday. His rationalization for his lackluster efficiency in Round 3: Not hitting the fairways, which Dottie was almost a sufferer of.
“I missed so many fairways and they’re pretty good, but you miss and it’s tough from the rough,” Noren stated. “It’s tough from the bunkers or the rough. Very tough all of a sudden and from the fairways somewhat easy.”
“So you just got to hit it – drive it straight and you got a chance at this course.”
Well, in failing to do this, he certainly missed the golf green – and almost dotted Dottie!