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2010 Bridgestone Invitational, Round 4: Hunter Mahan Saves Par On 15 To Preserve Two-Stroke Lead

With a 25-hole bogeyless streak and--more importantly--a 2-stroke advantage on the line at the Bridgestone Invitational on the line, Hunter Mahan stepped to the tee at the Par-3 15th hole and... promptly plunked the ball in the sand. His bunker shot was unremarkable, and he had a 15-foot putt just to save par.

No sweat for Mahan, however, as he nailed his putt to stay -12 for the tournament, two strokes ahead of Ryan Palmer (who's at the 12th hole). Time seems to be running out for Palmer if he wants to make one last surge--especially if Mahan keeps saving par.

Oh, and to celebrate his sensational save, Mahan promptly planted his second shot on the Par 5 16th hole in a flowerbed. His ball is expected to bloom into a sunflower next spring, at which point Mahan will finish the hole by saving par.

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