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Tiger Woods showed the world how to do his famed club twirl

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…and Justin Thomas too (sorry, Justin, you wouldn’t fit in the headline and Tiger is the club-twirling GOAT. I’m sure you understand).

Anyway: The story, well, it’s a short one. Ahmad Rashad, famed sportscaster, reporter, former football player, and longtime Woods friend, posted the video below to Instagram, presumably from Medalist Golf Club. Dude has an Emmy, and he called on the full force of his reporting chops to get the inside scoop on TW’s legendary twirl.

The key folks? The right thumb!

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Being the great reporter that he is, Rashad was not content to rely on a single source for his club-twirl tutorial. Enter Justin Thomas, who goes about his Tour Saucery in a different manner. And to be fair, Rashad asked Thomas for his “spinning” tip first.

SPINNING!!

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  1. TG

    Jul 12, 2018 at 8:14 am

    Twirls for the girls!

  2. william smith

    Jul 11, 2018 at 8:57 pm

  3. Jode Powell

    Jul 11, 2018 at 8:39 pm

    Greg Norman did it in the 80s..

  4. Rev G

    Jul 11, 2018 at 4:16 pm

    If you need a lesson in how to twirl, then you shouldn’t be twirling.

  5. Shooter D.

    Jul 11, 2018 at 2:42 pm

    “Sorcery” I think, autocorrect got you.

    Fun report!

  6. mike pickens

    Jul 11, 2018 at 2:15 pm

    everyone has their own spin mechanics – well, us good golfers do !

  7. Dave r

    Jul 11, 2018 at 11:40 am

    Nothing else to report ,sad day in golf.

  8. Joe

    Jul 11, 2018 at 11:21 am

    Fun post but I’m pretty sure the Justin Thomas video violates GolfWRX policies. If A member had posted that video in the forums it would’ve been taken down.

    I say this from personal experience when I posted the video of the remote controlled car driving on a green.

  9. sheldon

    Jul 11, 2018 at 11:16 am

    I’ve been practicing that club twirl for the last 2 years…. and I still can’t get it down right…. sheesh

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Former caddie Steve Williams raves about Tiger Woods’ victory at the 2019 Masters

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Tiger Woods’ ex-caddie, Steve Williams, has spoken in glowing terms concerning the 43-year-old’s latest victory at the Masters, a win which Williams believes will “re-energize” the sport.

The New Zealander, who was speaking to ESPN’S Bob Harig, admitted that though he doesn’t watch the sport regularly on TV anymore, he made an exception last weekend, and feels how his former boss’ victory at Augusta National will do wonders for the game.

“Now that Tiger has come right back there again, winning a major championship, possibly putting Jack’s (Nicklaus) record in play again … it just re-energizes the game . . .  It’s absolutely awesome.

He’s the only guy who can energize the game like that. All those kids who were watching had to think it was fantastic. And so what he’s done is a remarkable achievement. It’s so positive.”

Though Williams and Woods’ high profile split in 2011 was less than amicable, Williams credited the 15-time major champion’s “amazing achievement” in coming back from the point where he was on the verge of retiring to claim his fifth green jacket down to “pure guts and hard work.”

“Given the fact that two years ago he stated that he was unlikely to play competitive golf again, or was seriously doubting it – he wouldn’t just say that in jest, There would have been a lot of truth to it. For him to actually come back full cycle to win a major championship… it’s just an incredible story.

 It’s an amazing achievement of pure guts and hard work for him and just a true indication of what he is made of. It proves again what an amazing athlete he is. It’s just an amazing achievement.”

Williams also believes that the passing of golfing legend Arnold Palmer in 2016 had a significant impact on Woods, and while writing for the Australian site The Players Voice, the New Zealander stated

“I’m thinking that when Arnold passed away there was a realisation in Tiger that golf had lost a guy who was the most popular player ever. It was about a year after Arnold died that Tiger started his comeback after his back surgery and I think he may have decided that with his second chance he wanted to be remembered the way Arnold was remembered. I do think the passing of Arnie had a change in that respect.”

Steve Williams caddied for Woods between 1999 and 2011 and was on the 43-year-old’s bag for 13 of his 15 major championship victories.

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Couple to name son after Tiger Woods after husband wins a bet with his wife

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Tiger Woods’ victory at last week’s Masters had a significant impact in the sporting world, and its meaning will forever be remembered in the household of a Dallas couple who are set to name their child after the 15-time major champion.

Trey Little, a lifelong golf fan, drew up a contract the week of the tournament (as you do), which stated that “If Tiger Woods wins the Masters this week, I (father) get to have the option of naming our son (coming September 2019) Tiger Little.” which his wife, Denise, signed.

Speaking to the NY Post, Little talked about the reaction of his wife and himself when they realized that Woods was about to win the event last Sunday.

“On hole 18, we realized, ‘Wow, he’s really going to pull this thing off. This whole thing started almost as a joke, then it turned into something really real, really quick.”

The name may not be the easiest to live up to, but with the child’s middle name to be Julian, Trey has all the bases covered, joking “He could always go by T.J.”

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This incredible Tiger Woods supercut shows every shot of his 2019 Masters win

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A major championship tradition unlike any other in its own right: Michael David Murphy has outdone himself with his final-round supercut.

Instead of merely splicing together footage of the winner’s final 18 holes, the photographer and videographer went four-in-one, including all four of Woods’ 2019 Masters rounds in the same majestic frame.

You are a true artist, sir!

 

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