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Farmers Insruance Open Notes: Jason Gore has a double eagle on a day of hole-outs

Farmers Insruance Open Notes: Jason Gore has a double eagle on a day of hole-outs

A rules official approached Jason Gore about slow play as the golfer walked to his drive on the South Course's 18th fairway in Saturday's third round of the Farmers Insurance Open.

"Steve Rintoul came up and put us on the clock," said Gore, who was 251 yards out on the 570-yard, par-five.

Gore promptly holed out for the first double eagle of his career and second ever on the hole in the tournament.

"I just wanted to save time," Gore joked after a two-under 70 placed him five strokes off the third-round lead. "I guess I'm a slow putter and decided not to putt."

Gore's shot landed midgreen and tracked to...

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