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PGA Championship 2021: This club pro's WILD stretching routine puts Miguel Ángel Jiménez's stretching routine to shame

May 21, 2021

We thought we already saw the best warmup routine of PGA Championship week from John Daly on Thursday morning. We thought wrong.

On Friday morning, Sky Sports cameras captured an even better one from a club pro on the Kiawah Island range, and it didn't involve a cigarette or a Diet Coke. Here's Brad Marek channeling his inner Miguel Ángel Jiménez prior to his 2:38 p.m. ET tee time:

What in tarnation is that? The air traffic controller? Never seen anything like it, not even in a yoga class. Guess this is the type of stuff you do when you spend more time folding shirts in the pro shop then actually playing golf. Gotta get as loosey goosey as possible, even if it means looking like a herb on live TV. MAJ has some serious competition in the absurd stretching routine department: 

Marek, a former mini tour pro turned teaching pro who is now based out of California, opened with a one-over 73 on Thursday and has come out firing on Friday with back-to-back birdies on 10 and 11 to reach one under for the week. As of this writing he's just four off the lead, and you can be damn sure if by some miracle he seriously contends, everyone will be doing the Air Traffic Controller stretch at their home range next week.