Pro golfers react to Super Bowl 51

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Super Bowl 51 was wild. Twitter went bonkers when the New England Patriots completed the biggest come from behind win in Super Bowl history, including pro golfers.
By T.J. Auclair
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, February 06, 2017 | 11:27 a.m.

For three quarters on Sunday evening, it looked as though Super Bowl 51 was destined to be a snoozer.

With 15 minutes left to play, the four-time Super Bowl champion New England Patriots trailed the Atlanta Falcons 28-9.

As if it hasn't been proven enough over the last 17 years, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick showed the world once again why no lead for the opposition is ever safe.

Brady and his team rallied all the way back to tie the game 28-28 to force the first overtime in Super Bowl history.

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On the first possession in overtime, Brady drove the Patriots 75 yards for a game-winning touchdown run by James White.

Needless to say, Twitter went bonkers... and that included pro golfers.

Here's a sampling of reactions from players:






































T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.