2004 - SERGIO COLLECTS ON A SIDE BET
The 2004 Ryder Cup delivered a constant reminder for Phil Mickelson, when he ended up on the wrong side of his bet with Sergio Garcia, after his Sunday singles 3 & 2 loss.
1979 - TOM KITE SUGGESTS A MINIMAL APPROACH
An unusually hot summer in the southeast inspired Tom Kites’ simple and patriotic approach for the matches held at the Greenbrier in Sulfur Springs, West Virginia. While the team wore the boxers, the sweatbands and bare chest were abandoned.
1967 - TEAM USA CREATES BEER PONG
Latrobe Brewing (from Arnold Palmer’s hometown) flew 50 cases, first class, of Rolling Rock beer to Rotherham, England. Moments after the first beer was cracked, Al Geiberger, came up with a unique game that he named “Toss & Chug.”
Robots no like satire.