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Is this the real reason Phil Mickelson was selected as a captain’s pick?

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From the department of I Can’t Believe I’m Writing This: Phil Mickelson’s slightly paunchy midsection seems to have taken on a particular significance for the U.S. side at the Presidents Cup.

Perhaps fitting as the biennial competition is being contested in Asia for the first time, the Americans are rubbing the 42-time PGA Tour winner’s belly for luck.

Yes. This is real, and it is really happening. And with the U.S. side up 9.5 to 8.5 ahead of Sunday singles play, the strategy may be the key to the team’s narrow lead.

Here’s the evidence.

Could this be one of the “intangibles” captain Jay Haas was referring to?

Mickelson, playing with Zach Johnson, has thus far picked up 2 1/2 points and likely would have grabbed all three potential points, were it not for yesterday’s Ball Replacementgate fiasco.

More about the rules controversy here

At GolfWRX, we ask the tough questions. Here’s one: What if the U.S. Ryder Cup team had rubbed Mickelson’s belly at Gleneagles or Medinah?

And forget the task force, the U.S. may have discovered the key to taking back the Cup at Hazeltine next year.

Hey, whatever it takes.

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  1. Brian

    Oct 11, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    FIGJAM – Rub for luck.

    I voted shank

  2. KK

    Oct 11, 2015 at 9:26 am

    Hahahahaha. I knew Phil was a tremendous teacher, leader and motivator of the US team. This is something new and perhaps his most valuable trait.

  3. Josh

    Oct 10, 2015 at 8:53 pm

    Please don’t turn this site into a clickbait filled mess

  4. MBA-J

    Oct 10, 2015 at 12:54 pm

    I hope this is the appropriate forum for constructive criticism. I understand that new content is the economic engine of this website, but this seems to be an unnecessary filler article. Just bad. At times, no content is better than poor content.

  5. Gives

    Oct 10, 2015 at 11:38 am

    Yes, for Phil to be Phil. Rabble Rouser!

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WATCH: PGA Tour players play hole blindfolded and it’s hilarious/amazing

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As part of a Srixon campaign, four PGA Tour players recently participated in a three-hole challenge, with each hole being a different game; hole No. 1 was blindfolded, hole No. 2 was costumes and distractions, and hole No. 3 was alternate shot with a baseball bat. The teams were Smylie Kaufman and Sam Ryder against Shane Lowry and Grayson Murray.

Watch the full video below, since it is quite entertaining (albeit not the type of golf that Old Tom Morris surely had in mind), but in particular, make sure to check out the first hole where Lowry and Ryder play a full hole completely blind folded. It’s amazing to watch how badly Ryder struggles, and how Lowry nearly makes par.

Cleveland-Srixon’s marketing department has been hard at work crafting these viral-esque ad campaigns; if you remember, former long-drive champion Jamie Sadlowski recently dressed as 80-year-old Grandpa Jamie to fool range-goers. That video has since gathered over 1.2 million views on YouTube.

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Think you had a bad weekend on the course? At least you didn’t do this

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We hope this golfer didn’t take the ultra-premium golf equipment plunge before sending his clubs to a watery grave. Either way, this was an expensive (and strangely calm) reaction to a bad round.

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Tiger Woods battles terrifying deep-sea creature, wins

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With four tweets since July 21st, Tiger Woods is exposing himself on social media in a way we haven’t seen.

And with his latest tweet, he’s…exposing himself in a way we haven’t seen.

A shirtless-and-swimsuited Woods appears holding what he purports to be a lobster (but what looks more like a monster of the deep sea).

Nothing like it, indeed.

He’s lucky to have escaped with his life after battling that horrifying crustacean. Spiny lobsters, apparently, don’t have claws, but somehow that doesn’t make them any less terrifying, as they look poised to impale you and carry you off to their reefy lairs.

Not sure how big the beast in Woods grasp actually is, but it pales in comparison to this 14-pound creature from your nightmares.

14_pound_lobster_caught_near_Bermuda_0_48217534_ver1.0_640_480Anyway, Woods has been on something of a grand tour of late it seems, taking in a friendly version of El Clasico in Miami and posing with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

All of this is good to see. It was two months ago that Woods entered rehab following his now-infamous Memorial Day arrest for impaired driving.

What this portends for his future on the golf course is unclear, but you’d assume the 14-time major champion is feeling pretty good if he’s free diving after monsters of the deep.

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