Watch Johnson Wagner recreate Bryson DeChambeau’s US Open bunker shot

Bryson DeChambeau came to help Johnson Wagner recreate his incredible winning bunker shot at Pinehurst.

Johnson Wagner, a former PGA Tour player, has established himself as a prominent figure in golf commentary with NBC and the Golf Channel. His transition from player to broadcaster has been well-received, with Wagner bringing a unique blend of professional experience, personality, and moustache to the role.

In addition to his studio work, Wagner endeared himself to golf fans during on-course segments, where he often re-creates memorable shots from ongoing tournaments.

Wagner openly admits he has the chipping yips and it led to some awkward moments featuring a range of shots the hacker golfers can relate to including the shank and sculled shot across the green.

On Sunday evening after the US Open, Wagner set foot in the bunker 50 yards short of the 18th green at Pinehurst to recreate Bryson DeChambeau’s incredible shot that ultimately saw him claim the trophy.

With a 50-degree wedge in hand, and the clubhouse looming not far behind the green, Wagner took too much golf ball with his first shot and flew it over the green.

Remarkably, Dechambeau was nearby, still celebrating with the US Open trophy and jumped into the bunker to give Wagner some support.

The quick interview was great fun but the subsequent attempt at the bunker shot magical television. Wagner went and hit his ball to a couple of feet of the hole, even closer than DeChambeau had done an hour or so earlier.

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