Travelers Championship

TPC River Highlands

Waggle, Waggle

You need to see how many times this tour pro waggles pre-shot to actually believe it

As someone who sometimes has trouble pulling the trigger, I often sympathize with tour pros who stand over the ball a little too long. That said, you can only sympathize so much when a player waggles/regrips the club 12 (!!) times before taking it back.

Believe it or not, this post is not about reigning U.S. Amateur winner Sam Bennett, who regripped his club 10 times over a 85-yard wedge shot on Sunday at the U.S. Open earlier this month. That was nothing new for Bennett, who has been open about his struggles with anxiety on the golf course before. 

Bennett has absolutely nothing on two-time PGA Tour winner Brian Harman, the man who regripped his club a dozen times before a similarly straightforward wedge shot on Thursday at the Rocket Mortgage Classic. This one needs to be seen to be believed:

Yep, that's a box of ProV1s worth of regrips, folks. Honestly, it's mesmerizing to watch if you can get over the fact that this is a pace-of-play nightmare. It almost seems like a GIF. 

Again, though, hard not to sympathize a little. We've all got some demons over certain shots, or all shots for some of us. Then again, Harman is seven under right now, just a few shots off the lead, so it's not like he's struggling. Waggle away, Brian. Pace of play on tour ain't improving any time soon anyway.