Golf World Reacts to Dramatic F1 Season Finale Featuring Verstappen and Hamilton

Published 12/12/2021, 1:25 PM EST
Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – December 12, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen celebrates winning the race and the world championship with the Netherlands flag on the podium as Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton looks on after finishing second REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed


The PGA Tour is currently having an off-season. Hence, most of the players are on a vacation or are having a great time with their families. But suddenly, the golf Twitter went berserk as the Formula One season ended. The last race on Sunday had an epic and a slightly controversial finish.  

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The young Red Bull driver, Max Verstappen, won his first F1 title. However, there were some controversial circumstances that made people go berserk on Twitter. He snatched the championship from one of the greatest, Lewis Hamilton, at the last moment. 

Hamilton was looking all set for a victory, as chasing down him was becoming a strenuous task for Max Verstappen. But then, in the closing moments of the game, there arrived a twist. The stewards allowed the back-markers between Hamilton and Max to pass by before the lights turned green. 

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So this meant that the duo had to battle for the win. And in this manner, Max Verstappen displayed incredible skills to beat Lewis Hamilton. Moreover, it took only 5-corners for Max to beat Lewis as the Red Bull driver was in a much faster car. Hence, with this victory, he took his first-ever championship title. 

Golf world reacts to the thrilling F1 season finale 

But this thrilling win seems to have left an enormous mark on the golfing fans. The golf Twitter was all about F1, Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, and the Netflix documentary Drive to Survive. Moreover, they also tried to compare this F1 moment with an equivalent golfing moment. 

Meanwhile, there were a few people who disagreed with the result. They felt there was an unfair advantage given to Max Verstappen in the end against Hamilton. While others were just in awe of the finish, this season has had. So let us have a look at a few reactions from golf Twitter. And also see, what are their views about this recent victory of Max Verstappen.  

https://twitter.com/KenBrownGolf/status/1470062388825186316?s=20

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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