Sep
15
2011
Nice Effing Pants: Webb Simpson Christmas
By Stephanie Wei under Nice Effing Pants

Nice Effing Pants brings you the wackiest, ugliest and coolest pants (or skorts) in golf — from the pros to the weekend hacker.

Webb's only bogey today!

Webb Simpson, currently the hottest golfer on the PGA Tour, continued his hot streak on Thursday at the BMW Championship, firing a sizzling six-under 65 at Cog Hill (which surprisingly wasn’t good enough to put him atop the leaderboard since Justin Rose carded an eight-under 63). And if he hasn’t caught your attention after winning two of the last three PGA Tour events, his sartorial choices may have!

I know there’s a good joke in there about Brandt Snedeker calling Webb because he wants to know what happened to his pants from The Heritage.

Anyway, interestingly enough, Webb even had a straight shank during his round. Then he admitted:

I probably shank one every other day on the range because one of my focuses in my swing is that I try to put as much force as I can on my downswing trying to get my weight through the ball, and a lot of times that club will get a little behind me and that face is open and the heel gets there first. I don’t get too panicked, especially when I’ve got a guy, my caddie right there with me, to tell me kind of exactly what I did. It’s a little embarrassing, but…

His voice trailed off and he smiled sheepishly as if he were thinking, “Whoops, maybe I said too much.”

Good news is last time Webb hit a shank during a competitive round — on the third hole at the Wyndham Championship — he won the tournament. Maybe it’s a good omen…?

(Photo by Kyle Auclair/insidetheropes.com)