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Brawny DeChambeau shows silky skills with 95-foot putt at PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO: A bulked-up Bryson DeChambeau's big hitting has been the talk of the golf world since the sport returned from its COVID-19 break, but the American showed at the PGA Championship on Saturday (Aug 8) that he also had plenty of finesse by sinking a 95-foot putt.

DeChambeau, who added 20 pounds of muscle this year, is more used to blasting balls and his superb effort for a birdie on the 18th took the 26-year-old by surprise as he carded a third-round 66 to go six-under for the tournament.

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"It's the longest (putt) I've ever made in any competition, ever," DeChambeau, who was tied seventh, told reporters.

At 95 ft 5 in, it was also the longest putt made on the PGA Tour since Nick Watney's 95 ft 7 in effort in the 2017 RBC Canadian Open.

"I just said to myself, well, I think this line looks pretty good," DeChambeau added.

"We've been doing a lot of speed testing so I knew I had to hit it like 130 ft relative to all of our stuff … I was able to start it on line and saw it kept going closer and closer to the hole and eventually dropped.

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