Quick 9: Weird and wonderful golf trophies
The European Tour are playing for a brand new trophy this week at the Belgian Knockout, and we’re curious to see what it looks like.
Anyway, we don’t need another excuse to put together a gallery of the most bizarre golf trophies handed out to champions…
With the sheer number of tournaments taking place all over the world, it’s no surprise we are treated to an array of weird and wonderful golf trophies. But we’re not complaining, it’s all good fun.
9. Hero World Challenge
Maybe one for the kids bedroom? The large Tiger with its hand on top of a globe has been won a few times by the man himself, it looks a little odd in someone else’s hands. The trophy does seem a little self-indulgent but the event raises funds for the Tiger Woods Foundation which helps improve the health, education and welfare of children in America.
8. Castello Masters
A mask-shaped, err, face? With arms. We think. And legs? Maybe. Whatever it is, we imagine it isn’t taking pride and place in Sergio Garcia’s trophy cabinet – especially now he has a certain jacket…
7. Safeway Open
Winners of the Safeway Open are presented with a barrel. Obviously. A trophy that doubles up as a seat is always handy after 72 holes of championship golf, and if there is booze inside…