News & ToursApril 19, 2016

This Bubba Watson picture proves China's pre-tournament photo-ops remain an awkward delight

The European Tour travels to Shenzhen, China for the Shenzhen International this week. Which means one thing for golf fans: Hilariously awkward pre-tournament photo-ops!

This year's staged illustration stars Bubba Watson and Thorbjorn Olesen doing...well, we're not exactly sure what they are doing:

While enjoyable, the picture is a letdown compared to some of China's previous gems. Like this sword-fighting shot of Tiger Woods and Lee Westwood:

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Or this beauty of Phil Mickelson, Ian Poulter, Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose and Jason Dufner:

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Here's Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Henrik Stenson and Bubba banging on the drums:

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And the crème de la crème of photo calls:

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How that picture isn't beside the definition of "Kodak moment" in the dictionary is beyond me.


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