Zach Johnson startled by air cannon at John Deere Classic
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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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