Connect with us

19th Hole

Last-minute golf-inspired Halloween costume ideas

Published

on

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

ScreenShot2013-10-06at12.57.55PM_original_crop_north

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

Mac_Daddy_SAnta_Tiger_Woods

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

caddyshack-1144x656

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.

Your Reaction?
  • 5
  • LEGIT0
  • WOW0
  • LOL0
  • IDHT0
  • FLOP0
  • OB0
  • SHANK1

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

19th Hole

Billy Horschel, Brandel Chamblee battle on Twitter re: Tiger’s swing

Published

on

Yes, friends, Billy Horschel and Brandel Chamblee traded barbs on Twitter. And while the specific issue, Tiger Woods’ swing, gets the headline, it’s worth noting that Horschel questioned the Golf Channel analyst’s ability to, well, analyze, more broadly.

Before getting to Chamblee’s latest bit of hornet’s nest kicking, it’s worth examining Horschel’s point: As Chamblee is “a ghost on the range,” and doesn’t talk to players about their swings or coaches about what they’re trying to get their players to do, Horschel doesn’t believe he’s qualified to talk about current player swings.

That’s a bold claim, but it’s one that’s almost certainly echoed by many of Horschel’s fellow PGA Tour pros. It’s certainly the way Tiger Woods, who by all accounts despises Chamblee and has lobbied behind the scenes for the analyst’s firing, feels.

Anyway, onto the exchange. Chamblee, not surprisingly, feels Woods’ action before the advent of Trackman. This is, of course, a moot point as Woods himself stated firmly his left knee issues made his early 2000s swing unsustainable. Regardless, Chamblee decided to tell his followers to emulate Woods’ early 2000s action and stay away from his “Trackman drunk” Foley-era swing.

Then, well, you don’t need play-by-play…

Nice to see Chamblee was able to work in his callback “lift your left heel.” A lot to unpack here, WRXers. What do you think?

 

(credit to Golf.com for the screenshotting)

Your Reaction?
  • 4
  • LEGIT0
  • WOW0
  • LOL2
  • IDHT0
  • FLOP0
  • OB0
  • SHANK7

Continue Reading

19th Hole

Who’s the best golfer without a major right now?

Published

on

In this week’s episode of “Yo, GolfWRX?!” equipment expert Brian Knudson and Editor Andrew Tursky cover a wide variety of topics including Grayson Murray vs. Bernhard Langer, Breakfast Balls and Tiger Woods rumors. Also, who’s currently the best player without a major?

Watch the video below to see their answers:

Your Reaction?
  • 4
  • LEGIT0
  • WOW0
  • LOL0
  • IDHT0
  • FLOP0
  • OB0
  • SHANK0

Continue Reading

19th Hole

Sergio Garcia is playing Callaway equipment, but he’s not a staffer (yet)

Published

on

As we reported last month, Sergio Garcia and TaylorMade ended their 15-year relationship. And as the GolfWRX forums have been speculating, Garcia will play Callaway equipment at the DP World Tour Championship this week.

However, as ESPN reports, Garcia and Callaway are yet to reach an agreement — and it doesn’t seem that an arrangement is imminent. All Garcia was willing to concede was Callaway’s leader-of-the-pack status.

“At the moment it’s the company that’s in front of the other ones,” Garcia said. “What we’ve been testing, the numbers have been really good with the balls that Callaway has brought to me. Now it’s just a matter of trying it on the golf course and trying it in tournament play, and seeing how it reacts and seeing how it feels.”

The decision to test the potential clubs he’s signing on to play in competition is a wise one, certainly.

Garcia’s remarks about parting ways with TMag, however, were a bit curious.

“It wasn’t only my decision,” Garcia said. “I spent 15 years with TaylorMade but unfortunately things come to an end. All companies change and the politics with TaylorMade have changed after leaving Adidas. We couldn’t come to an agreement. I understand that it’s also difficult when you have so many top players, to keep all of them. Unfortunately we were in that package.”

Politics? Package? What exactly went down? We’d have to assume Garcia was trying to leverage his major victory and strong season for a bigger piece of the sponsorship dollar pie. His remarks seem to suggest, however, TMag wasn’t willing to give him as much pie as he was asking for.

We’ll get you Garcia’s full Callaway WITB as soon as we have it.

Your Reaction?
  • 55
  • LEGIT6
  • WOW2
  • LOL4
  • IDHT0
  • FLOP1
  • OB0
  • SHANK9

Continue Reading

19th Hole

Trending