Friday, March 13, 2009
Umm, Henrik Stenson? Nice Tighties.
You guys remember Aquaman, the famous nickname by Woody Austin after the guy went in the water at the Presidents Cup in 2007 and hit his ball out of the water, tumbling backwards into the pond?
Well, Henrik Stenson is now Quail Man.
Yesterday at the WGC-CA Championship, Stenson found his ball in the mud on the third hole, so he did what any logical golfer would do. He stripped down to his tighty whities and hit the golf shot, looking more "East Bound and Down" than "Former Accenture Match Play Champion."
"If you are saving a shot, that has to be worth taking your shirt and trousers," Stenson said. "I'm sure I'll hear a few comments and once the pictures get out, I'll hear a few more, no doubt. I'll probably take that to my grave with me. I don't think I scared too many spectators off the course, hopefully."
It was strange, because right after this happened, I got 27 e-mails from female golf fans asking if there was any way we could force Camilo Villegas to hit that same tee shot on the third hole today. No dice from Camilo.