Fans were disgruntled and distraught following Tiger Woods' Safeway Open fake out this week. Many harbored hope that the 14-time major winner would be rejuvenated after a year-long absence; instead, the latest setback casts further doubt over the former No. 1's future.
But in this darkness, a light shines in the distance. And its name is Alexander Levy.
Levy, you may remember, was featured on this site a few weeks back for his instant-classic club twirl in winning the Porsche European Open:
The 26-year-old Frenchman proved his stick-swirling exploits were not an anomaly, showcasing these skills last night at the European Tour's Hero Challenge. The event -- held under the lights at the Grove during this week's British Masters -- was an eight-man, single-hole elimination tournament, one which Levy came out on top. But just in case there was any doubt on the victor, Levy's club twirls told the tale:
As mentioned in these parts before, we never thought Tiger's "tour sauce" iron twist at Augusta would be topped. But as the Big Cat continues his sabbatical, Alexander Levy is the club-twirling hero golf needs.