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After damaging putter in Round 2, Si Woo Kim has multiple options for Saturday

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Si Woo Kim won’t have to use his 3-wood to putt at the Masters on Saturday.

Kim damaged his Odyssey putter on the 15th hole Friday when he slammed it into the ground following a missed putt and then completed his round on some of the game’s most treacherous greens putting with a 3-wood. But he had plenty of options for Round 3.

“Just frustration,” Kim said of his moment of anger.

Angry Kim bends putter, uses 3-wood instead

Just three shots off the Masters lead on Friday, Si Woo Kim broke his putter in frustration and putted with 3-wood for the final three holes.

Kim was able to have his putter re-shafted onsite before Saturday’s round and Odyssey also shipped him an identical backup (a Toulon Madison with 20-gram weight plate) overnight, according to an official with Odyssey.

Kim, who began the day tied for sixth at 4 under par, opted to use the model that had been sent overnight for the third round.