Mirim Lee and her caddie, Matt Glczis, turned and checked out one another on the appropriate facet of the 18th inexperienced on the Dinah Shore Match Course. They’d checked out one another usually over the previous hour on the inexperienced. Lee entered the final gap of the ANA Inspiration two pictures again earlier than stunningly chipping in for eagle to make a playoff, and he or she birdied the primary further gap to win.
Lee and Glczis turned again from one another and appeared forward. Since 1988, winners of the event have entered Poppy’s Pond, the concrete-lined pool that’s a part of Champions Lake, which surrounds the 18th. Some have waded in. Some have dove in. In 1996, Patty Sheehan cartwheeled her means in.
Look out, beneath.
Glczis took eight steps towards the water, each growing in pace. His proper foot sprung him ahead. He prolonged each arms and each legs in mid-air. The entrance of his physique smacked the water.
Glczis’ plunge was nearly as good as Lee’s play.
“Oh. Oh that damage,” announcer Terry Gannon stated on the Golf Channel broadcast.
Lee took 13 steps in. “Oh my God. Oh sh–,” she stated on her remaining few. She dipped in. Lee waded round, then turned to some individuals calling her identify and waved.
“Often I’m not afraid of water, however the pool appeared a little bit deep, so it’s true that at that second I hesitated a little bit bit,” she stated afterward.
Lee and Glczis turned and checked out one another once more. They high-fived and walked out.