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Last-minute golf-inspired Halloween costume ideas

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In case you haven’t consulted the calendar: Halloween is tomorrow, golf fans. And if you have a party to attend but still haven’t come up with a costume idea, fear not.

Here are five quick suggestions for your costume consideration.

Presidents Cup streaker

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Since the most recent edition of the Presidents Cup is still in the collective memory of golf fans, why not seize on that for this great costume idea: the 2013 Presidents Cup streaker?

While Kimberly Webster wore little more than a red thong, slip on shoes, and artfully placed stickers, you can be a bit more modest, recreating the look with a nude bodysuit (ala George Costanza). Seinfeld, actually, affords a couple of golf-related costumes: Stan the Caddie or Golfing Kramer.

Mac Daddy Santa

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If you’re truly heartless, Mugshot Shot Tiger Woods is in play for your Halloween consideration, but we don’t condone it. However, Mac Daddy Santa is a safer route and a more visually striking costume. And as Woods unveiled the bizarre character his children (reportedly) love just last Christmas, it remains relevant.

Old Tom Morris

Old Tom Morris

Why not harken back to the early days of the game? Round up a hickory club, scour the thrift store for a thorny tweed coat and cap. Bonus points if you can secure a fake beard. Couples costume possibility: Old and Young Tom.

Masters Caddie

Barstool’s ForePlay pod retweeted a perfectly acceptable rendition of this costume. Of course, if you’re a real comedian/12-year-old, your caddie No. must be 69.

Your choice of Caddyshack character

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Czervik. Webb. Noonan. Spackler. So many iconic, timeless possibilities. If you have a mind to go Happy Gilmore, pick one of these instead. Lacey Underall is, and will forever be, a viable option.

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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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Report: No tickets will be sold for Tiger-Phil match

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Sorry, fans, you’re not going to be able to buy tickets to the Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson $9 million megamatch at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, November 23.

Per a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, only a “small gathering of sponsors and VIPs” will be allowed on course. The report also indicates that, in contrast to Phil Mickelson’s promised primetime (ET) showdown, the match will be played under the Nevada sun. The official start time is yet to be announced, ditto the PPV price.

We corrected the promo graphic below to eliminate the crowd. But right-handed Tiger Woods swinging a left-handed club still needs fixing.

Woods is the -220 favorite at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Mickelson is a +180 underdog.

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WATCH: Is this the craziest hole-in-one you’ve ever seen?

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Golfers often say that getting a hole-in-one is all luck. (Keep in mind that Tiger Woods, arguably one of the most skilled iron players ever, says he has 19 holes-in-one… so maybe not all luck.) But certainly there are some holes-in-one that are “luckier” than others.

And then there’s this shot by Eddie Pepperell at the 2018 British Masters…

Definitely a great shot, and he absolutely took dead aim, but how this golf ball found the bottom of the cup is mind-blowing. It seemed to bounce off the ground, go up the flagstick, hit the ground, then side hop itself right into the basket. Wow.

But is it crazier than the bank shot?

That one is hard to top.

Or how about the all-time classic Bugs-Bunny-assisted hole-in-one by Michael Jordan in Space Jam?

Looney Tunes aside, here’s what Pepperell had to say about his hole-in-one.

He may not have seen what happened at the time, but he’ll see it on highlight reels for years to come.

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