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Golf News // Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson each docked 2 shots for playing wrong tee at Hero World Challenge (www.espn.com)

Golf News // Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson each docked 2 shots for playing wrong tee at Hero World Challenge

NASSAU, Bahamas — Jordan Spieth first almost went out of turn. Then he had his ball teed up a fraction ahead of the marker before Henrik Stenson pointed it out.

Turns out that was the least of their problems on the ninth hole Sunday at the Hero World Challenge. They were playing from the 17th tee.

To spice up the final round at Albany, the PGA Tour moved the tee box forward on the par-5 ninth hole to allow more players a chance to reach the green in two. They used the original ninth tee for the par-3 17th so the hole would play a little shorter and over the water.

Both tee boxes had a large white sign indicating the hole. Spieth and Stenson didn’t notice.

“We kept our heads down off the finishing out on hole No. 8 and walked to the 9 tee…

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