Tag Archives: Weirdness

Mar
12
2013
By Stephanie Wei under General
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Ground under repair (photo via golfmanna.com)

Imagine standing in the middle of the fairway while pondering your next shot when suddenly the ground underneath you gives out and drops you 18 feet below. A tad surreal, huh? Well, that actually happened to Mark Mihal last Friday on the 14th hole at Annbriar Golf Course in Waterloo, Illinois, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

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Jun
18
2012
By Stephanie Wei under Humor

Really? Really.

Oh, the scene on the 18th green during the trophy presentation couldn’t have been more fitting to the punch-drunk ending that left me feeling kind of empty. Of course, it has nothing to do with Webb Simpson, a deserving champion. It was just weird, but I shouldn’t be surprised since the atmosphere was eerie from the start on Sunday.

The Squawking British Bird, wearing a UK-patterned-peacock-ski cap, charged the 18th green and camera-bombed the ceremony crowning Simpson as the 2012 U.S. Open champion. Best part? USGA Executive Director Mike Davis not missing a beat and yanking the guy out of the way. Simply classic. Also, lesson learned: Don’t mess with Mike!

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