VIDEO: Sergio Garcia concedes 17-foot putt to Rickie Fowler

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So this was weird.

Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler were both laying three shots at the par-4 No. 7 hole. Fowler was nearly 20 feet away and Garcia, it appears, was only about five or six. 

Yet Garcia told Fowler the putts were good-good -- a gesture usually used when two golfers have nearly equal putts of, say, five feet. 

These were, quite obviously, different putts. Garcia said later to Golf Channel that he felt bad for taking too long to play on the hole because his ball landed near a swarm of bees. Thus he gave Fowler the putt.

As Shane Bacon pointed out, the move was a really dumb one on Garcia's part -- whether he was playing slowly or not:

The ensuing wonder on Twitter was spectacular:

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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