Daniel Berger hit exactly one golf ball at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Thursday before withdrawing due to a shoulder injury. It was obviously disappointing for the 23-year-old who won his first PGA Tour event a few weeks ago, but he’ll have a fat check to cash regardless.
Because he officially teed off, Berger will collect $50,500 for effectively finishing in last. Not bad for a few minutes on the course.
Daniel Berger withdraws from WGC-Bridgestone with shoulder injury. Since he hit one tee shot, will earn $50,500 — equal to last-place cash.