Golf World Stunned by Major Harris English Revelation at Ryder Cup 2020

Published 09/26/2021, 2:00 PM EDT
Jun 18, 2021; San Diego, California, USA; Harris English plays his shot from the seventh tee during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports


At the ongoing Ryder Cup, team US have extended their lead from the first day with a massive score of 11-6. However, the Europeans seemed considerably more stable. They were able to notch a few crucial wins which have kept their chances alive. Nevertheless, they’ll have to pull off a miracle tomorrow in order to retain their title.

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But the highlight of the day wasn’t USA’s performance. Instead, golf Twitter decided to focus its attention on Harris English and his putter.

Jun 19, 2021; San Diego, California, USA; Harris English plays his shot from the fifth tee during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

A Harris English worn-down putter causes havoc

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A picture of Harris English featuring his putter went viral on Twitter. The aged grip of the putter was under question and was compared to his career earnings. In the zoomed-in picture, the grip is visible, which is seemingly falling apart.

 

The stark contrast between the colossal sum and the poor state of his putter was not lost to the audience on Twitter. The golf community found the situation highly amusing. The replies were full of sarcasm and witty comments, while some justified his reasons.

‘Superstitious’- Twitter reacts to aged putter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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As justified by some fans, we cannot deny the importance of good putting. However, only one with a lucky putter will understand the significance attached to one for an important game, even though superstitious. What do you think of English’s putter?

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Ishita Bhargava

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Ishita Bhargava is a golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.

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