Golf: The Most Emotional Moments on the PGA Tour in 2021

Published 12/27/2021, 12:40 PM EST
Mar 14, 2021; Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA; Justin Thomas reacts on the 18th green during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass – Stadium Course. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports


As another year ends, it’s time to relive the moments of the year from the PGA Tour. 2021 was a phenomenal year for fans and for players on the PGA Tour. There were plenty of close contests where we got to see some incredible golfing skills from the tour pros. 

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Meanwhile, we saw some insane drives from Bryson DeChambeau, Jordan Spieth getting back in the winning circles, and other wonderful things. We even witnessed a few tragic events, like Tiger Woods facing a solo car crash and Lee Elder passing away. However, the end of the year is happening on a pleasant note, as we saw Tiger recovering and competing at the 2021 PNC Championship. 

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There were plenty of other significant emotional moments that will surely bring tears to your eyes. So let us have a look at the most emotional moments of the year from the 2021 PGA Tour. 

Most emotional moments of the year from the 2021 PGA Tour 

Golf is probably the closest game to life. And just like life, there are plenty of difficulties in this sport as well. So winning or accomplishing any achievement in this sport can sometimes feel overwhelming. Hence, golf can also be quite an emotional sport, especially when you compete on the PGA Tour, which is the highest or the most competitive tour in golf. 

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So there were plenty of emotional moments on the PGA Tour in 2021. Right from prominent names like Justin Thomas, Hideki Matsuyama to rookies like Michael Visacki and plenty of other players. Most of them couldn’t hold back their tears as their voice choked while talking about their experiences. 

Meanwhile, the above videos are surely heart rendering, but the story of Michael Visacki has to be the most emotional. He qualified for his first-ever PGA Tour event, the Valspar Championship through Monday Qualifiers. He called up his dad and informed him about his achievement. Visacki remembered all the hard work that he and his family has put in to get to this level. Hence, he burst into tears as he got overwhelmed with emotions. 

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So these were the most emotional moments from the 2021 PGA Tour. But which clip touched your heart the most from the above video? Let us know in the comments section. 

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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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