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Webb Simpson, appropriately named U.S. Open Champ.
Congrats to Mr. Webb Simpson on winning the U.S. Open on Sunday. We at The Legend know as much about Webb Simpson as the rest of you, close to zero. But what a great name for a golfer! Would we have preferred to see somebody we’ve actually heard of win our national golf championship? Perhaps. Maybe a former champion like Jim Furyk or Graeme McDonald. the two golfers who made up the final pairing on Sunday. Maybe a certain player who has amazed us by doing things we’ve never seen done on a golf course before, but has been struggling to return to his dominant form after a slew of injuries, and dealing with the consequences of finding out that he can bag any chick he wants just by being present and breathing AFTER he got married? We’d take a victory out of that guy in a heartbeat! But, that guy and all the other “name” players wilted under the pressure of the moment and difficulty of the Olympic Club. Not Webb Simpson, he just went ou...
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CNN caught with the man who interrupted Webb Simpson’s U.S. Open interview. The man, who calls himself “Jungle Bird”, go figure, gave CNN the play-by-play of how he we able to crash the interview and what happened after police apprehended him.
He then apologized to Webb Simpson and stated that he didn’t intend to steal his moment; he was just using it to champion the cause...
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Webb Simpson got his first major title at The Olympic Sunday- beating Graeme McDowell and Michael Thompson by a stroke...
But Simpson couldn't enjoy it because of this jagoff...
Simpson wins $1.44-million for his one-over par 281 score and adds his name to the list of Simpsons who have won in San Francisco...
Webb Simpson used a stunning 10-minute stretch to win the US Open at The Olympic Club at San Francisco on Sunday.
Tied with Jim Furyk for the lead and putting on 18, Simpson sank his par putt to finish with a 2-under 68 and close his tournament at 1-over par, putting the pressure on Furyk two holes back. Furyk, after driving far left on 16, bogeyed the hole to drop to 2 over on...
Webb Simpson won the U.S. Open at San Francisco’s Olympic Club on Sunday, shooting 68 for a one-over total to secure his first major title. “Amazed, I’ve got no words,” Simpson said after the victory. “Just thankful to God. I couldn’t have done it without him.” Simpson, who had two previous PGA Tour wins, held off a cast of veteran players on Sunday that included former...
The man who crashed Webb Simpson's U.S. Open trophy presentation not only has a name -- he also has a cause. He calls himself "Jungle Bird," according to Awful Announcing, and he has a reputation for interrupting events in the hopes of raising awareness about deforestation. Supposedly a 40-year-old man from the United Kingdom, he has a YouTube channel and a Facebook...
What is funnier, this “bird guy” interrupting Webb Simpson’s US Open trophy ceremony or the angry balding guy pulling him away?
Tie, they are both hilarious.
Webb Simpson's U.S. Open victory was both special and hilarious. Nothing about Simpson's play, which included four big birdies around the turn, was particularly funny, but the golfer's post-tournament interview with NBC's Bob Costas ended up delivering plenty of comedic value. As Simspon accepted his trophy and answered questions from Costas, a crazed fan suddenly...
The 112th U.S. Open concluded on Sunday at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, California with Webb Simpson hoisting the trophy after his final round 68. A tournament that began with the questions of whether Phil Mickelson would finally win a U.S Open title or if Tiger Woods could get one major closer to tying [...]
Sunday at the 2012 U.S. Open started with 2 players in red numbers, Jim Furyk and Graeme McDowell, but ended with 0 players in the red and Webb Simpson as the winner at 1-over. Simpson shot back-to–back 68′s on Saturday and Sunday to put him in the clubhouse as the leader as he waiting for Furyk, McDowell and the rest of the field to finish behind him. McDowell has a birdie put...
A slightly hilarious and crazy fan dressed as what we can only determine being a rooster took center stage during the U.S. Open trophy presentation to video bomb with the best of them. The fan got directly in front of the cameras, trophy and Webb Simpson to let off some rooster noises. You have to love it.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Webb Simpson won the U.S. Open and put two more names into the graveyard of champions. Overlooked for so much of the week, Simpson emerged on a fog-filled Sunday at The Olympic Club with four birdies around the turn and a tough chip out of a hole to the right of the 18th green that he converted into par for a 2-under 68. He finished at 1-over 281, and it was enough...
A peculiar piece of history will be on the line at the British Open.
U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson became the 15th player to win the last 15 majors, matching the longest such streak since the Masters began in 1934. There also were 15 consecutive different major champions from 1994 through 1998.
There are a couple of similarities between the streaks. The first one started with...
For those of you who do not know, golfer Webb Simpson won the 2012 U.S. Open making it his first major win of his career.
During the post-trophy presentation interview with NBC's Bob Costas, a British fan who goes by the name of "Official Jungle Bird" decided to photobomb the interview with some awesome squawking:
(Courtesy of Last Angry Fan)