Category Archives: Humor

Jul
1
2014

 

According to an article on the Back9Network.com, the Ice Bucket Challenge did not originate in the golf world, but the golf world is perfecting it. Rickie Fowler was called out by one of his buddies in the extreme sports world, Supercross legend Jeremy McGrath, and buckets of cold water started to fly from golf courses to hotel rooms to swimming pools to parking lots.

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May
12
2014
By Stephanie Wei under Humor
Martin Kaymer

All the money in the world can’t buy you an electrical outlet

Martin Kaymer earned $1.8 million for winning the Players Championship on Sunday. The following day, I spotted him at the Jacksonville airport, sitting on the floor while he charged his phone and waited for his weather-delayed flight to the Dallas area for this week’s HP Byron Nelson Championship.

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Apr
21
2014
Some things are meant to be...

Some things are meant to be…

Hat tip to Golf Digest for this amazing find. In fact, this is probably the most absurd yet greatest coincidence of the year, not to mention pretty darn ironic.

Here’s the deal: Patrick Reed famously declared himself a “Top Five” player in the world after cruising to victory at the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Problem is, many of his fellow competitors, along with golf fans, found it slightly obnoxious, to say the least, and ever since then, Reed has been the butt of “Top Five” jokes. 

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Dec
10
2013
By Stephanie Wei under Humor

You may have already seen the video above here or here, but it’s new to us here at WUP. The weather sucks today (not just in NYC, I’m told)  – it’s snowing. Hard. Snow usually makes me smile, but not when it’s freezing and you have to trudge through it, so this video of six-year-old Caleb C.’s new rap song, “Puttin’ 101,” will definitely brighten your day, wherever you are. 

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Dec
2
2013
By Stephanie Wei under Humor
Dufner and Tiger might throw down this week

Dufner and Tiger might throw down this week

Jason Dufner, an Auburn alumni and diehard football fan, understandably really wants to watch the SEC Championship this Saturday between his alma mater and Missouri.

Problem is, he has a work conflict! — that’s right, Dufner is playing in this week’s Northwestern Mutual World Challenge, the exhibition event that Tiger Woods hosts every December with the proceeds benefiting his foundation. 

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