Sports Fowler disappointed with fans on 16th hole in Phoenix

05:36  02 february  2018
05:36  02 february  2018 Source:   theScore

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A pair of golfers were displeased with "rowdy" fans at the 16 th hole . Rickie Fowler watches his tee shot on the 16 th hole during the first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on February 1, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Rickie Fowler may be a fan favorite on the PGA Tour, but he wasn't pleased with the behavior from the crowd on the famous 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale on Thursday.

Fowler carded an opening-round 66 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, but made his lone bogey of the day at the raucous par-3 16th, failing to get up-and-down for par from the greenside bunker.

"I was a little disappointed with some of the stuff that was said, and I don't want much negativity," Fowler told Will Gray of the Golf Channel. "The normal boos for missing a green, that's fine, but leave the heckling to a minimum and make it fun, support the guys out playing."

The event in Phoenix is considered to be the loudest stop on the tour each year, with 250,000 spectators expected to attend the third round on Saturday.

"Tomorrow's definitely going to be louder, and Saturday afternoon's a beauty," added Fowler. "Just hit better shots there, you'll have more fun."

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