Tony Finau's miraculous bounce sparks late-match comeback with Brooks Koepka in Friday morning fourballs
Tony Finau received scholarship offers to play college basketball but his tee shot on the 16th hole in Friday morning fourballs at the Ryder Cup may have been the best bank shot of his career. With Justin Rose and Jon Rahm leading the match 1 up, Finau's ball bounced off the wooden wall separating the water hazard and the green, sending it within five feet of the hole.
Finau made the putt for birdie, bringing the match to all-square.
Both teams made par on the par-4 17th before Koepka won the match with a par on the 18th hole. It was the only time Finau and Koepka led during the entire match, and it gave the U.S. a 2-0 lead after Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler won the opening four-ball match 4 and 2.