What's the best golf celebration ever? Here are 7 of our favorites
Jordan Spieth's victory celebration after winning the 2017 Travelers Championship was just as entertaining as the shot itself. A celebratory display like that could be considered one best golf celebrations of all-time. Here are seven more of the best golf celebrations through the years:
Note: Team events, such as the Ryder Cup or the NCAA Championships, are not included in this exercise. These are individual celebrations only.
James Hahn, 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open
Although Phil Mickelson would go on to win this tournament, Jordan Hahn's recreation of the dance craze Gangnam Style after he birdies the 16th hole in the final round at the Briarwood Golf Club deserves a trophy of its own.
Phil Mickelson, 2004 Masters Tournament
Lefty and Bones may have split up, but watching Phil celebrate his very first Masters win with his long-time caddie brings brings back good memories of the two and of Phil's success over his 25-year professional career. (Start at 2:33)
Billy Horschel, 2013 Zurich Classic
Billy Horschel brought the energy in his celebration of a major comeback from at bogey on the 15th whole, setting him up for his first PGA Tour tournament win at the 2013 Zurich Classic. (Start at 3:48)
Duffy Waldorf, 1999 Westin Texas Open
It may not have been for his first tournament win, but Duffy Waldorf's celebration of a 45-foot birdie on the first playoff hole was definitely one to watch at the 1999 Westin Texas Open. Waldorf's shot would come with a win over Ted Tryba.
Paul Azinger, 1993 Memorial Tournament
After winning the Memorial Tournament with an astounding bunker shot, Paul Azinger gets emotional and drops to his knees, celebrating his win over his close friend Payne Stewart.
Tiger Woods, 2008 Arnold Palmer Invitational
No stranger to noteworthy celebrations, Tiger Woods throws his hat in excitement after his fifth straight PGA Tour win and 64th win overall at the 2008 Arnold Palmer Invitational in Arnold, Maryland.
Jerry Pate, 1982 Players Championship
After navigating the difficult course at the 1982 Players Championship in Ponte Verda Beach, Florida, Jerry Pate had to fulfill a promise he'd made to the media the day before: If he was successful on the course, he'd take a dive in the pond after the 18th hole. Who knew keeping promises could be so entertaining?