WATCH: European Tour pros hit a 200-yard shot with a putter for closest to the pin
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WATCH: European Tour pros hit a 200-yard shot with a putter for closest to the pin

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From how far off the green have you used your putter? Maybe a few yards? How about 200 yards?

That was the challenge laid down by the European Tour ahead of this week's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, asking players to tee up a putter and have a closest to the pin contest from 200 yards out at Castle Stuart.

Most every pro of significance took part in the contest, including Henrik Stenson, Phil Mickelson and others. Ultimately, the players who came closest to the hole were from Scotland. Richie Ramsay hit his shot to an impressive 12 feet, while Russell Knox won the contest with a shot to just 9 feet. He could've used the putter again to make birdie!

In the golf tournament, Ramsay was the low Scot, finishing tied for sixth place, while Knox finished tied for 10th place.



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