Zach Johnson startled by air cannon at John Deere Classic

Zach Johnson startled by air cannon at John Deere Classic

Zach Johnson John Deere Classic air cannon


Zach Johnson grabbed his heart on the par-3 16th after hearing what sounded like a small explosion in his vacinity in the final round of the John Deere Classic.

The noise came as Johnson was preparing to stroke a birdie putt in chase of the win at TPC Deere Run.



Johnson got a drink of water and calmed down before missing the putt and settling for par.

Tournament security are saying the noise came from an air cannon fired from a boat located in the river adjacent to the 16th hole.

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