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Thursday
Dec152011

See Sergio Do His Best Tommy Bolt Impersonation

Thanks to reader Brian for this beauty of a club toss. No issues here, no sirree!




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Reader Comments (21)

Where is Ky Lafoon's Ghost when you want a reply?

I find golf to be a very aggravating sport for some. Its like high comedy when it happens and all in good fun and stories when the Sport brings one down to their knees in submission--"Boy, do I've got it now!" (Golf Gods, please don't strike me!)
12.15.2011 | Unregistered CommenterTommy Naccarato
I believe he also missed a putt inside 12 inches out of sheer carelessness. So much for Sergio getting his enthusiasm back, I guess.

Actually, I'm surprised this hasn't received more attention. I'm no fan of John Daly, but can you imagine the commotion that would ensue if it had been him doing this?
12.15.2011 | Unregistered CommenterMJS
Much ado about nothing. You have to let it out sometimes. It's better than stewing about it for the rest of the day.
12.15.2011 | Unregistered CommenterJesse
Tommy: Don't know what you want exactly, but I just replied to Jim Achenbach. Bandon is about as "public" as Pinehurst and Pebble Beach. And a whole lot less accessible. LOL. My compadre Terrible Tommy would have helicoptered that thing down the "fairway" instead, careful not to hit anyone. There was no trailer full of spares and a club maker to do the replacement work (for free) back in the day. Anyway, Jesse is right. Catharsis is a necessary thing once in a while. And even Bob Jones his own self allowed as how there are emotions that cannot be endured with a golf club in one's hand...I'm gonna have to stop checking in before lights out in the Eastern time zone.
I want more Ky Laffoon stories!
12.15.2011 | Unregistered CommenterTommy Naccarato
They need to be thrown sometimes. Great comeback this year from Sergio. Probably just wants to be home
12.15.2011 | Unregistered CommenterLongy
Oh but it feels so good to unwind and release the damn thing. Not so much if it winds up in a bad place, though - I've lost a Ping Zing 2 in a wheat field after missing a three-footer at the last to break par, and turned the shaft of a Cleveland blade putter (Geoff's favourite) into a zig-zag affair by helicoptering it into not one but two birch trees.
12.15.2011 | Unregistered CommenterHawkeye
• Tommy Bolt: "Always throw clubs ahead of you, that way you won't waste any energy going back to pick them up."
12.16.2011 | Unregistered Commentertitleist38
Sergio started winning tournaments again when stopped behaving like a child and doing silly things like this helicopter. I can see he didn't learn the lesson.
12.16.2011 | Unregistered CommenterStevieM
Why are these guys still playing? It freaking December. Go home.
I can't hate Sergio- I wish I could have afforded to have thrown my clubs into a body of water in my younger days.
12.16.2011 | Unregistered Commenterjjshaka
If i knew i could get a free replacement club from the manufacturer after the round I'd be filling the lakes up with thrown clubs.
12.16.2011 | Unregistered CommenterCharlie
nice crack the whip action with that toss...no wonder he hits the ball so far
12.16.2011 | Unregistered Commenterchicago pt
When Sergio (and others) do this sort of stuff it's cathartic (which it is!), when Tiger does it it's an affront to the game, an indication of how he's a classless ingrate etc etc

Golfers have tempers, sometimes you need to let off some steam, I honestly think this sort of emotion makes golf more entertaining to watch. I am all for it. I am not though for the double standard.
12.16.2011 | Unregistered Commenterelf
Why don't these single golfers chase girls around in the off season? Lot more fun than playing golf.
12.16.2011 | Unregistered CommenterA3
Or sit around and get drunk on good wine
12.16.2011 | Unregistered CommenterA3
He's going to have to fix that double cross...the first swing sent the ball to the right...the throw must've been 70-80yards to the left. Army golf is no way to keep one sane.

Unrelated to this topic...after reading some of Dan Jenkins older stuff...the one about George Low was hilarious. There was a mention about an infamous putting match in Pinehurst where George Low actually got beaten by.....Ky Laffoon. I've been searching for other older stories...they're way more interesting than the crap we get fed these days.
12.16.2011 | Unregistered Commenterjohnnnycz
The club deserved it..........
Shoes, hats, clubs...what's next?
12.16.2011 | Unregistered CommenterAunt Blabbie
Aunt Blabbie: Chicks, perhaps?
12.16.2011 | Unregistered CommenterDG
No fun. Not like it was that tool, Tiger.
12.16.2011 | Unregistered CommenterGolfFan
Was that a Dhole at the end of the video?
12.17.2011 | Unregistered CommenterIan McAllister

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