Connect with us

BuzzRoll

Nike’s new Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy commercial is bone-chilling

Published

on

Nike’s new commercial highlights the ripple effect of sports; athletes learn from, and are motivated by, the greats that came before them. Greatness is a torch that gets passed down from generation to generation.

Screen Shot 2015-04-06 at 1.06.58 PM

As the story goes, Tiger Woods had a poster of Jack Nicklaus, and his record of 18 majors, posted on his bedroom wall. That was Woods’ motivation for greatness.

In Nike’s commercial, Rory McIlroy took a similar approach with idol Tiger Woods when he was growing up, emulating Woods and using his greatness as fuel to become great.

Now, McIlroy is ranked No. 1 in the world looking to close out the career Grand Slam with a Masters victory.

Question: If this commercial doesn’t give you chills, do you even have a pulse?

Related

Your Reaction?
  • 74
  • LEGIT12
  • WOW13
  • LOL4
  • IDHT2
  • FLOP0
  • OB0
  • SHANK6

He played on the Hawaii Pacific University Men's Golf team and earned a Masters degree in Communications. He also played college golf at Rutgers University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.

5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Tony Lynam

    Apr 8, 2015 at 9:10 pm

    Very cool commercial!

  2. Rich

    Apr 6, 2015 at 10:12 pm

    Chills? I thought it was lame actually. Nike have done much better than that in the past.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

BuzzRoll

What GolfWRXers are saying about Kevin Kisner’s new Callaway X Forged CB irons

Published

on

In our forums, our members have been discussing Kevin Kisner’s new Callaway X Forged CB irons which he has in the bag at this week’s CJ Cup. WRXers have been commenting on the switch and the clubs themselves in our forums.

For lots more photos, check out the full thread here.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • btyh: “Holy offset.”
  • Glf_LU: “These are interesting. Not going to make a rush to judgement until I see them in person. It does look like a little more offset than I would expect to see in this model.”
  • bcflyguy1: “Kisner is not one to make a lot of equipment changes (see the GBB driver he’s still using), so if these do have staying power in his bag that will be interesting to see. I have to wonder if there’s something different about his set, because like others have mentioned there appears to be more offset on his than I recall seeing in the samples I’ve had in hand.”

Entire Thread: “Kevin Kisner’s new Callaway X Forged CB irons”

Your Reaction?
  • 4
  • LEGIT1
  • WOW0
  • LOL0
  • IDHT0
  • FLOP0
  • OB0
  • SHANK2

Continue Reading

BuzzRoll

WATCH: PGA Tour players play hole blindfolded and it’s hilarious/amazing

Published

on

As part of a Srixon campaign, four PGA Tour players recently participated in a three-hole challenge, with each hole being a different game; hole No. 1 was blindfolded, hole No. 2 was costumes and distractions, and hole No. 3 was alternate shot with a baseball bat. The teams were Smylie Kaufman and Sam Ryder against Shane Lowry and Grayson Murray.

Watch the full video below, since it is quite entertaining (albeit not the type of golf that Old Tom Morris surely had in mind), but in particular, make sure to check out the first hole where Lowry and Ryder play a full hole completely blind folded. It’s amazing to watch how badly Ryder struggles, and how Lowry nearly makes par.

Cleveland-Srixon’s marketing department has been hard at work crafting these viral-esque ad campaigns; if you remember, former long-drive champion Jamie Sadlowski recently dressed as 80-year-old Grandpa Jamie to fool range-goers. That video has since gathered over 1.2 million views on YouTube.

Your Reaction?
  • 41
  • LEGIT5
  • WOW3
  • LOL10
  • IDHT1
  • FLOP0
  • OB0
  • SHANK1

Continue Reading

BuzzRoll

Think you had a bad weekend on the course? At least you didn’t do this

Published

on

We hope this golfer didn’t take the ultra-premium golf equipment plunge before sending his clubs to a watery grave. Either way, this was an expensive (and strangely calm) reaction to a bad round.

Your Reaction?
  • 20
  • LEGIT2
  • WOW3
  • LOL12
  • IDHT2
  • FLOP3
  • OB2
  • SHANK15

Continue Reading

WITB

Facebook

Trending