T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.
Cactus-themed wedge for Victor Dubuisson
Series: Golf Buzz
Published: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 | 10:30 a.m.
Two week's ago at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Frenchman Victor Dubuisson lost in the final to Jason Day, a match that went 23 holes.
On the 19th and 20th holes, respectively, Dubuisson made the most unlikely of pars, getting up and down from junk -- or, on the first of those holes, a cactus plant -- to keep the match going.
On Tuesday, to commemorate Dubuisson's unbelievable shots in the Match Play, Titleist presented the 23-year-old golfer with a wedge emblazoned with a cactus plant. See the tweet below from @TitleistonTour:
— Titleist on Tour (@TitleistonTour) March 5, 2014
The idea of this is pretty cool. If Dubuisson chooses to make this a "game" wedge, whenever he finds himself in a difficult spot, facing a tough chip or pitch, he can merely look at the cactus on the wedge and think, "I've seen worse situations and pulled off the shots!"
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