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.
Snedekers send 'special gift' to Mahan's newborn
Series: Golf Buzz
Published: Thursday, August 22, 2013 | 10:30 a.m.
As we mentioned in this space yesterday, PING presented one of its top endorsers -- Hunter Mahan -- with a very special gift at Liberty National on Tuesday to celebrate the birth of Hunter and Kandi's first born, Zoe Olivia.
PING gave Hunter a beautiful gold-plated putter typically reserved for PING staffers who win tournaments, with his daughter's name and date of birth inscribed on the face.
On Thursday, Snedeker's wife Mandy revealed via Twitter the special gift they sent to the Mahan's for baby Zoe.
Snedeker, of course, went on to win the RBC Canadian Open that Mahan left early (when leading) to be in Texas for Zoe's birth. Snedeker joked afterward that he'd be getting the Mahan's a special baby gift. Kandi Mahan jokingly (we think) suggested recently that college tuition would be a nice gesture from the Snedekers.
Well, as you can see in the photo above, the Snedekers didn't quite go that far. Give them credit though... pretty clever.
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