Justin Rose's iconic British Open shot gets the LEGO video recreation treatment
We've seen a few famous golf moments recreated through the use of LEGOs, but they never get old. And now Justin Rose's iconic hole-out from the 1998 British Open is the latest the plastic treatment.
Mark O'Meara won that week at Royal Birkdale, but it was Rose, a 17-year-old amateur at the time, who was the tournament's breakout star and provided the event's signature shot on the 72nd hole. Here it is in LEGO form, courtesy of NBC Sports, with Mike Tirico's (then with ABC) call:
Jared Jacobs, the man behind these brilliant LEGO (re)creations also shared a behind-the-scenes look at how he put it all together:
Check out Jacobs' Instagram page for Tiger's 2005 Masters chip-in, Tiger's "Better than most" Players putt, and other sports moments like the Golden State Warriors recently winning the NBA Championship. And then wonder why this guy isn't considered one of the great artists of this generation.