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Carson Wentz and Taylor Heinicke are match-play juggernaut, take down Team Coaches at Washington Commanders golf outing

May 17, 2022

What makes a perfect match-play pairing? It’s a question we’ve asked time and time again, whether at the Ryder Cup, the Zurich Classic, or our own local muny. Maybe it’s complimentary shot shapes, maybe it’s a shared hatred of cilantro, or maybe it’s something deeper; an astrological compatibility quite literally written in the stars. Our best golf scientists remain on the case, but whatever it is, Carson Wentz and Taylor Heinicke—two-thirds of the Washington Commanders quarterback room—seem to have it.

That was the scene at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Virginia this week, where the Commanders hosted a players vs. coaches match-play competition with 12 months of bragging rights (and probably a couple of two-a-days) on the line. The Commanders have remained coy on who took home the cup, but when your QBs are Doing Their Job and your punter is posing like this, the answer can only be Team Players.

Feel-good stuff across the board, which is not something we often say about the Commanders. Now the only question is whether or not Wentz-Heinicke will be able to go for the President’s Cup come September. The Eagles may be on the schedule, but your country needs you, gentlemen.