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Tweets of the Week: Tiger’s strange eating habits, Bubba’s new paint job, and Mickelson’s giant calves

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Dustin Johnson strolled to victory at the WGC-Mexico, while Martin Trainer won his maiden title on the PGA Tour at the Puerto Rico Open. Here are some things you may have missed this week, however, and some of the quirkier moments from the world of golf dished out in the Twittersphere over the past seven days.

Mickelson’s Hulk Legs

Lefty’s enormous calves whipped up a storm on Twitter throughout the week…

…while this old video of Mickelson learning Spanish made a timely return for the week that was in it. He hasn’t changed at all, has he?

Shankaliscious

McIlroy’s week got off to an inauspicious start on the range…

…while Rickie Fowler decided to show off his hosel rocket skills in live tournament play.

Bubba’s New Paint Job

Homina. Homina. Homina.

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Patrick Cantlay came this close to making a hole in one on a par four in Mexico…while Kevin Kisner was on the green putting for par…

Tiger’s Eating Habits

Sorry, but what?

Poulter Keeps His Word

The Englishman finally saw his vision come to fruition this week at the WGC-Mexico.

Tiger’s Fire Intro

Can we get this announcer for every event, please?

 

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Gianni is the Assistant Editor at GolfWRX. He can be contacted at gianni@golfwrx.com. Follow him on Twitter @giannimosquito

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  1. Wiley Wilcox

    Feb 25, 2019 at 12:23 pm

    The video of Rory was from last year, but cool story bro.

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14 players disqualified from mini-tour event for playing from the wrong tees

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Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, there is still golf being played in some regions of the US in mini-tour events, and Tuesday during an event on the Outlaw Tour saw a significant rules controversy.

Per Ryan French (Twitter’s Monday Q Info), 14 players during round one of the Outlaw Tour’s Verrado Founders Championship were DQ’d from the event after playing from the wrong set of tees on one hole.

Despite the 14-men playing from a distance longer than they should have, there is no dispensation from the rule despite it being clear there was no intent to gain an advantage on their competitors.

Following the opening round, tournament director Jesse Burghart released a statement on Facebook where he defiantly stuck by his decision to disqualify the 14 players.

“I stand by my decision to uphold the integrity of the game and the Rules of Golf…Penalty for breach of rules is disqualification. It’s very black and white and one of the most important rules to follow.

I’ve heard all the name calling and peanut gallery remarks. At the end of the day we are supposed to be professional golfers. Ultimately it’s your decision to be one or not.

Sheriff Out”

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One of the players DQ’d because of the error was James Feutz who backed the Tour’s decision on his social media, but explained how he feels some compensation should be given “considering how many people made the same mistake and the current world situation.”

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The 6 best #GolfWRX photos on Instagram today (3.31.20)

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In this segment, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best #GolfWRX tagged photos on Instagram. In case you aren’t already, there’s a whole load of action going on at our page, so follow us: @golfwrx

Let’s get to it then, here are six of the best #GolfWRX photos from the past 24 hours.

Slick looking custom job from SNRG Design.

Great giveaway from Cayce Golf.

Raw lefty flatstick from NCW Putters.

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How about a raw lefty version?

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Dropping Friday from Sugar Skull Golf.

JT’s Rolex Yacht-Master 40 Dark Rhodium from the 2017 PGA Championship.

Beauty shots of Bayonne Golf Club courtesy of Ncr1183.

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Bayonne was built on an old sanitary landfill covered with 7 million cubic yards of fill, much of it dredged from the harbor to efforts to make the harbor deep enough for supertankers. The deposits were piled up to 10 stories high, which developer-designer Eric Bergstol then shaped into towering faux sand dunes. The course is an ode to Irish links, with no trees, cart paths or level lies. Fairways flow down narrow valleys, edged by steep slopes laden with tall, wavy fescues. Bunkers are deep and often fearsome. A few greens sit right above the harbor and all putting surfaces have confounding humps, bumps and rolls. Tucked away down a bumpy, unpaved road past a strip mall in blue-collar Bayonne, N.J. is this private, walking-only enclave.

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Get hashtagging your golf posts #GolfWRX for your chance to feature in our best of Instagram posts in the future!

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Phil Mickelson teases “The Match” Part 2

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With sports around the world currently at a standstill because of COVID-19, sports fans have been clamoring for any type of live-action. According to Phil Mickelson and a recent tweet he replied to, we could be seeing some live golf sooner than you might think.

We can take it for what it is right now—pure speculation, but Phil is known as a showman, and more often than not willing to back up some of his most interesting claims.

He even replied to a followup with “I don’t tease, I’m kinda a sure thing.” We will forgive the obvious grammatical errors since it was on Twitter and cross our fingers that if anyone could figure out a way to produce some live mic’d up golf its Phil.

My only hope is that after staff and production expenses are taken care of, there is a large charitable element to what could potentially be the Match Part II.

 

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