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You won’t believe which tour pro’s golf ball Tiger Woods keeps in his trophy room

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For an 82-time winner on the PGA Tour, it’s no surprise that Tiger Woods’ trophy room is packed with memorabilia related to those victories.

But on Golf Digest’s and GolfTV’s latest episode of ‘At home with Tiger Woods’ it was revealed that there’s one item sitting in Tiger’s trophy room which technically belongs to another tour pro.

Woods’ captaincy at the 2019 Presidents Cup ended up in victory for his U.S. side after Matt Kuchar holed the winning putt on the 17th hole.

Sensing how much the moment meant to Woods amid the celebrations, Kuchar’s caddie made sure the 15-time major champion received the ball that gave them victory, and it now sits proudly in Woods’ trophy room.

Speaking on what the ball means to him, Woods said

“He gave me the ball when we were on 18, which is really cool. This was the winning ball to clinch the cup on the 17th hole. … Very special to me.”

Check out the mini-series ‘At home with Tiger Woods’ here.

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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. Mower

    Jul 29, 2020 at 5:18 pm

    See! Matt’s not a bad guy after all!

  2. Jim

    Jul 29, 2020 at 2:29 pm

    That was a Bridgestone ad in disguise

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The DailyWRX (8/14/2020): Trottie’s iron spin cheat sheet | More Beef | Johnny made Elk’s Twitter

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Seems simple…

But this is GOLD

I have no words….

I do love me some Poults though.

More BEEF please…

On a selfish note….

I made Elk’s Twitter….life goal complete.

The 40-60 sec mark is the sweet spot..

Trust the pros.

DM @johnny_wunder

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Caddie’s bunker infraction proves ruinous at U.S. Amateur 

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At the U.S. Amateur at Bandon Dunes a rare and cruel ruling on the final hole on Thursday evening put paid to Segundo Oliva Pinto’s chances in his last 16 match against Tyler Strafaci.

All tied up heading down the par 5 last, Oliva Pinto found the greenside bunker with his second shot. While assessing where to land his third shot, Oliva Pinto’s caddie, who is a local caddie from the resort, touched the sand with his hand which was deemed to have been testing the conditions of the bunker.

The local looper denied to rules officials that he touched the sand, despite the evidence proving otherwise.

Rule 12.1/a states that: before making a stroke at a ball in a bunker, a player must not deliberately touch sand in the bunker with a hand, club, rake or other object to test the condition of the sand to learn information for the next stroke. 

Unfortunately for Oliva Pinto, caddies are included in that rule, and the error in judgment proved fatal with the hole concession resulting in the end of the match.

Following the incident, Oliva Pinto was philosophical, saying: “What happened, happened”.

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The 6 best #GolfWRX photos on Instagram today (8.14.20)

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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.

Cool shots of Merion Golf Club courtesy of Ben Keyser.

Digital camo finish on these TM MG2 wedges.

Slick looking irons from Ballistic Golf.

Positive thinking!

Which one you taking, WRXers?

Coming Sunday from NCW Putters.

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Drops Sunday.

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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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