SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Most of the time, the grounds crews at PGA Tour events go about their business in obscurity. Things like changing hole locations between rounds happen in darkness, to little or no fanfare.
Because of the first-round frost delay and the subsequent delay in play, the second round of the 2023 WM Phoenix Open spilled into Saturday.
The cut finally came in around midday, which meant the cutting of the new hole was done in full view of all the fans, who absolutely loved it.
The grounds crew member who got the call enjoyed his moment in the sun, bowing the crowd when he was done.
The loudest hole-cutting experience in golf
No. 16 is ready to go @WMPhoenixOpen. pic.twitter.com/Hf37oOhNMY
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) February 11, 2023
Photos: Check out the fans at the people’s tournament, the 2023 WM Phoenix Open
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