Professional golfer Adam Hadwin was tackled by a safety guard on Sunday as Nick Taylor celebrated successful the Canadian Open in his homeland.
Taylor grew to become the primary Canadian in 69 years to win his nation’s nationwide open, after sinking a 72-foot eagle putt within the fourth playoff gap between him and Tommy Fleetwood. The history-making successful shot prompted fellow Canadian gamers, together with Hadwin, to have fun.
A slow-motion video from the match’s Twitter account confirmed Hadwin run over to Taylor with a flowing champagne bottle earlier than being tackled by a safety guard that mistook him for a fan.
The takedown didn’t put a damper on the revelry. Hadwin instructed the Associated Press that he had a lot adrenaline that the deal with did not section him.
“I am unsure that anyone of us predicted a 72-foot eagle putt,” Hadwin stated, including, “what a strategy to go.” He tweeted a photograph of the second and joked that it ought to be displayed within the Louvre.
Hadwin’s spouse, Jessica, said on Twitter that he’s “nonetheless among the many land of the residing and in true Canadian type, apologized to the safety guard for being tackled.”
For Taylor, successful the match was a objective he’d dreamed of since he was younger.
“It is a match that we have circled on our calendar since in all probability junior golf,” Taylor stated Sunday. “To form of break that curse, if you wish to name it, is — I am fairly speechless. I do not suppose it will sink in for fairly a while what occurred in the present day.”
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