By: Josh Berhow August 27, 2021
Xander Schauffele, at just age 27, has already won $23 million on the golf course and even has an Olympic gold medal. Weekend hackers can’t relate to that — even though they’d love to — but in the first round of the BMW Championship on Thursday, Schauffele was finally relatable. He did something normal golfers do far too often.
Schauffele hit his approach to the par-4 11th hole at Caves Valley and then went to grab his putter, but Schauffele and caddie Austin Kaiser realized it wasn’t in the bag. Then it clicked.