At this rate, Ping Irons.Justin Rose is on his way to becoming America’s darling.
The Englishman won on our soil at the Memorial, shaking Big Jack’s hand in the winner’s circle. Impressive. Then, on the Fourth of July, this would-be Yankee Doodle Dandy won again, Ping G15 Irons at the AT&T National, at a golf course featuring Old Glory on flagsticks – and Old Glory waving off of David Feherty’s CBS headset, as well. Doubly impressive.
Wait. I thought the whole point of Independence Day was to not let these Austin Powers sound-alikes roll through our country, Ping Driver,thinking it was theirs.
Then again, “give us your tired, your poor … “ – Lady Liberty pretty much lays out the ground rules. We’ll take all comers.
And while Rose might have been “tired” after blowing that Sunday back-nine lead the previous week at the Travelers in Connecticut, we’ll have to fudge on the “poor” part. After all, Rose has already banked $3.1 million Stateside this year. golf irons.
Bottom line: Justin Rose is America’s hottest player. Lord knows there’s an opening for the job, TaylorMade R9 Irons since our erstwhile No. 1 guy isn’t anywhere close to him.