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Jordan Spieth, Instagrammers roast Brooks Koepka for sweater selection

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What in the name of Jackson Pollock is this, Brooks Koepka?

Koepka posted a picture of himself and girlfriend Jena Sims at the Yankees-Astros ALCS game Tuesday night.

Source: Brooks Koepka on Instagram

Source: Brooks Koepka on Instagram

Not only did Koepka’s Astros lose, but so did his dignity, as no shortage of ‘grammers, including Jordan Spieth, raked him over the coals for his sartorial selection.

Spieth, for his part, has this to say

“@bkoepka what the hell did you spill”

Here are some of the other standout replies. And full disclosure, we cannot confirm that Brooks’ attire is in fact a sweater and not a sweatshirt.

dev0n_m: What kind of shirt is your boy wearing?? @gooberrose
gercorless@simonsimonik don’t know if he’s my guy anymore

tuebbing@nealvoorde: Cosby sweaters making a comeback?

nathanjeffreys: My man I like that cliff huxtable sweater lookin fresh

nnewmark11: I used to like you Brooks…

sawagolf:  Luv him but that shirt is a mess. Wtf

charliem_iii: Homeboys got a Jackson Pollock for a sweater

seansanguansap: Did your pen explode on you?

mistanoah: clean up on aisle 8

Savage stuff. BK would have caught less flack  if he’d arrived in a full 1970’s Astros “tequila sunrise” jersey.

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  1. TMAC

    Oct 8, 2018 at 10:29 am

    I think his sweater is pretty cool.
    Better than the sweater his girlfriend is wearing. She must have washed it in hot water because it doesn’t fit her anymore. Way too short! 😉

  2. Eldrick T

    Oct 19, 2017 at 9:55 am

    He probably had it made on Project Runway

  3. Bob Chipeska

    Oct 19, 2017 at 9:49 am

    Thanks for circling his sweater in the pic. I wasn’t sure where it was at.

  4. SQR

    Oct 18, 2017 at 11:37 am

    Nothing worse than anything Ricki’s been wearing his entire career…

  5. MB

    Oct 18, 2017 at 11:36 am

    I’m a gonna break out my acid-wash jeans in honor of this momentus occasion

  6. MB

    Oct 18, 2017 at 11:35 am

    Yes!!!! He’s harking back to the 80’s baby! That’s why I love Brooks. He da man.

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Which Air Jordan model should Nike release as a golf shoe next?

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According to GolfMagic, Nike’s Air Jordan III golf shoe took off from the foul line and soared right out of stock.

Per the site: “Nike launched this new model back in February… but you’ll do very well to get your hands on either them right now as they have sold out on Nike’s website. However, a Nike spokesperson has since commented saying “more is on the way.”

Grammar aside, this is interesting.

Now, it wasn’t long ago that all golf shoes looked like this.

And with all due respect to the Etonic Dri-Lite of yore, and giving wide berth to the traditionalists in the golf footwear space, the transition to sneaker-style golf shoes is cool, isn’t it? I mean, even if you’re monumentally swagger impaired like myself and could never pull the “Js on the fairways” look off, it’s intriguing, no?

With that in mind, and recognizing the demand for the 3s, I thought it’d be interesting to consider what the next Jordan golf shoe ought to be.

Here are my finalists for the next wide release (yes, I know Nike made Ray Allen custom 11s and MJ has had a few customs). Many of these are new colorways of classic (OG) models. I’ve tried for a range of styles and picks from across the Jordan timeline. Images via the excellent catalogue on the Jordan website.

Air Jordan XXXII

Air Jordan XXIX

Air Jordan VII

Air Jordan II (low)

Air Jordan VI

Let me know what you think, GolfWRX Members!

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Looks like Tiger is exploring some innovative solutions to his putting woes…

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Tiger Woods was 39th in strokes gained: putting in 2018. Historically an excellent putter, Woods was hot-and-cold with the flatstick, even benching his soulmate Scotty Cameron Newport 2.

It looks like Woods may have an ace in the hole for the upcoming season, however, with respect to his green reading and putt sinking. Check out this video posted to his Instagram from the Tiger Woods Invitational on the Monterey Peninsula earlier this week.

Good thing the USGA is restricting the use of green-reading devices and technologies, because this kid looks close to cracking the eternal mystery of the perfect marriage of line and speed for every putt.

Cool stuff, though, isn’t it? It’s also cool to see Tiger so genuinely excited about his “mentee.”

We all know the story of how, after September 11, Woods re-evaluated his charitable endeavors and began to conceive of the Tiger Woods Learning Center. He’s spoken passionately about the students who have made their way through the various programs in the past, and there’s no doubt he cares deeply about the TGR Foundation’s efforts, but seeing a thin slice of that reality is awesome.

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The 7 best #GolfWRX photos on Instagram today (10.11.18)

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If you’re on Instagram, you’re hopefully aware that we are ‘gramming it up as well (@golfwrx). And if you’re not following us, well, that hurts our feelings more than a three-putt bogey.

Even if you do follow WRX on Instagram, however, you may not be aware that an abundance of equipment enthusiasts are hashtagging their photos #GolfWRX. We feel it’s only right to feature the best of the WRX-tagged imagery here.

And if you’re not on Instagram, well there’s no way you could see these photos, so think of this series as a handy filter for the best #GolfWRX photos from the past 24 hours.

Michael Martinez with a phenomenal custom Nike concept sketch in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Hispanic Heritage Month #golf #nikeshoes #leetrevino

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Worse than the blue screen of death…

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Sadness. #RadryGolf

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In the pantheon of golf tattoos, this one has to be featured prominently, no?

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Tattoo level: Tin Cup ???????? ???? via @pgamemes

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BB&F continues to reign as the ferrule king.

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Ferrule B

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Kraken’s latest ballmarker is hotter than a fire track.

With all due respect to aquatic creatures, these are the best kind of scallops.

A clean sole grind and stamping from Don White. Nothing like it.

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Made with a purpose.

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If you’re on Instagram, remember to hashtag your photos #GolfWRX. And if you’re not on Instagram, well, don’t.

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