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The 6 best #GolfWRX photos on Instagram today (11.18.19)

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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.

Latest handmade creation from Cushman Custom Golf.

Refinished Scotty Cameron Tour R&D Proto Rat from The Golf Garage.

How do you like this paintfill from MannKrafted, WRXers?

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Did the paint fill on a little BL/66, last night and wanted to share. It’s done in the Dark Smoke PVD and will show darker after assembly and a wipe down with Putter Butter. In typical blade fashion, she is in the 340 gram range for head weight. I prefer this feel, but totally get that some guys believe heavy is better. It’s the Ford vs Chevy type debate, so personal preference always plays a part. The head and neck are 100% Hand Milled/Turned on the MannKave Bridgeport and that RazorBack milling is even sweeter, in person. Whatcha think, guys? #mannmade #mannkraftedputters #customputters #milledputters #pvd #handmilled #putterporn #carbonsteel #handstamped #golfwrx #golfdigest #golfersjournal #doingitoldschool #doingwhatilove #sunridgecanyongolf

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Cayce Golf with some very patriotic headcovers.

Goodwood Golf looking after the lefty’s out there.

Phil has competition.

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

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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. JP

    Nov 19, 2019 at 9:55 am

    Golf Garage has turned out a Rat I’d actually play. And I hate the tour rat

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The 5 most crushing lip-outs of the 21st century

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Lip-outs have crushed the dreams of many golfers down the years, but what have been the harshest and most brutal of recent times? We thought we’d take a look back at some of the most significant lip-outs this century, and how each player reacted to the cruel twist of fate.

Tiger Woods – 2007 PGA Championship

Tiger Woods blitzed Southern Hills CC during the second round of the 2007 PGA Championship firing birdie after birdie to take charge of the event.

Woods faced a 15-foot putt on the final hole for the first-ever 62 at a major championship. But it wasn’t to be, as to Tiger’s disbelief, the ball caught a chunk of the hole and spat the ball out, leaving a stunned Woods a tap-in for 63.

“As far as that last putt, I was trying to make it. And I hit it a little bit firm and I thought I made it, because it was breaking at the end. I knew it broke a lot more at the end than at the beginning. Started diving. Evidently didn’t want to go in.”

Regardless, Woods would go on to win his 13th major championship after firing two subsequent rounds of 69.

Brandt Snedeker – 2009 BMW Championship

At Cog Hill in 2009, Brandt Snedeker looked almost assured of securing his place in the Tour Championship. A bogey would have done it on the final hole, and the Nashville native was sitting pretty facing a 15-foot putt on the final green for a par.

However, after knocking that putt three feet past the hole, everything unravelled…

Snedeker’s nightmare triple-bogey finish would put an end to his season.

“I just started thinking about the wrong things. I didn’t concentrate over the bogey putt. I was thinking about all the things THE TOUR Championship comes with and I did everything you’re not supposed to do…I can’t believe I did this. I just made a mess of it.”

In-Kyung Kim – 2012 Kraft Nabisco Championship

A par on the final hole would have given Kim her first major championship back in 2012 at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, and it looked all but secure with the Korean facing just outside of a foot for her par on the par 5 18th. However, the golf god’s had other ideas. 

Following the miss, Kim would go on to lose in a playoff. 

Speaking a year later on the miss, Kim said:

“It was tough to handle at first. But I learned from it, and I can be an example to show young kids that it’s not always going to be glorious in victory out here.

Some people think it’s really difficult what happened. It doesn’t matter what happened. What matters is what happens after that. Sometimes you have to pick yourself up. You either live happy or unhappy. I live to be happy.”

She would find redemption when winning the 2017 Women’s British Open.

Phil Mickelson – 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open

Lefty brought TPC Scottsdale to its knees during round one of the 2013 WMPO and gave himself an outside shot at his first-ever 59 on tour.

Facing a long birdie putt on his final hole, Mickelson stroked a beautiful putt that seemed destined to find the back of the cup, before taking a stunning detour at the last moment and spinning out.

Mickelson was in disbelief, and his caddie Bones was on the floor. It was to be a cruel 60.

“To have that putt on line, I am kind of mortified that it didn’t go in…. I am walking after it and somehow it moves at the end low and caught the lip. And even at that pace, I think it’s going to lip in.

That one’s tough to take because you don’t get those chances very often, but I’m ecstatic with 60.”

Mickelson would go on to win the title in Phoenix.

Phil Mickelson – 2016 Open Championship

Mickelson was looking for another milestone in 2016, this time at Royal Troon where he had designs on being the first player in history to shoot 62 in a major.

Lefty gave himself a wonderful opportunity at the last, and needing a birdie for the record-setting number, Mickelson felt the ghosts of the 2013 WMPO return.

At perfect pace, the ball looked good all the way before catching a large portion of the hole and staying out.

Understandably, Mickelson felt crushed.

“I want to shed a tear right now. That putt on 18 was an opportunity to do something historical. I knew it, and with a foot to go I thought I had done it. I saw that ball rolling right in the centre.

I went to go get it, I had that surge of adrenaline that I had just shot 62, and then I had the heartbreak that I didn’t and watched that ball lip out. It was, wow, that stings.”

Lefty would go on to finish runner-up to Henrik Stenson at the 2016 Open Championship.

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The DailyWRX: 9/29/2020

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Facts…

Freddy IGs never get old…

What a steal…

If you gonna argue with BC, you better have facts ready…

Tell us what you really think, pro….

Still love the guy, but DAMN.

DM @johnny_wunder

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The DailyWRX (9/28/2020): If 2020 were an approach shot…

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John Catlin low key trying to sneak into Augusta…

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Winning is a habit @catlinjohn ???? #DDFIrishOpen

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Almost as heartbreaking as Russ Wilson NOT HANDING IT OFF on the last play of Super Bowl XLIX. Caps means I’m yelling.

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Today eight years ago ???? #MiracleAtMedinah

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If 2020 were an approach shot…

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???????????? Via: @golf_gods

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Can’t win em all, pro….

LOLOLOLOLOL!!!!

DM @johnny_wunder

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