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Watch out, PGA Tour: Even Will Zalatoris' bad shots are turning out great now

April 16, 2021

There's no other way to put this: Will Zalatoris is on a heater right now.

In the past year-plus, the guy basically hasn't had a bad week—and his good weeks just keep getting better and better as evidenced by that impressive runner-up in his Masters debut. In related news, his towering approach shots, which have already drawn comparisons to the legendary Johnny Miller, keep improving as well.

Even the ones that don't come off the clubface like he planned.

Case in point the tee shot Zalatoris hit on Harbour Town's 201-yard seventh hole during Friday's second round at the RBC Heritage. The 24-year-old who has quickly moved up to No. 27 in the Official World Golf Ranking seemed disgusted with the effort on what being a one-handed finish—until his golf ball ended up four feet from the cup. Have a look:

Must be nice, right? Perhaps Zalatoris was watching Hideki Matsuyama a bit too closely in that final pairing at Augusta National, because that's the Japanese star's go-to move.

Regardless, this dude is absolutely locked in right now as he is currently in contention at yet another PGA Tour event. And if he keeps this up, he could be slipping on a different jacket come Sunday evening.