BEST OF: SBS Tournament of Champions 2017 – Day 1

The SBS Tournament of Champions kicked off yesterdayin Maui and because we’re sure you (like us) are not a bunch of billionaires you most likely were not in attendance. Sad face.

BUT the Internet was! Let’s take a look at the best of Day 1 brought to you by savvy social media-ers.

 

 

We know Ryan Moore’s swing may be a little quirky, but that view certainly isn’t! EDITOR’S NOTE: That quirky swing is WILDLY effective and made him a Ryder Cup hero, so no insult intended 馃檪

 

In one of the most unique opening ceremonies on tour,聽PGA TOUR golf was officially BACK on Thursday afternoon in gorgeous Maui. These views will make even the worst bogeys feel ok. That and the fact that there is no cut this week and every golfer is making thousands upon thousands of dollars to play. Kapalua will cost us mortals聽$325!

 

Jhonattan Vegas inicia este jueves en Hawai su cruzada del a帽o 2017 El golfista venezolano competir谩 en el Torneo de Campeones SBS #JhonattanVegas inicia este jueves en #Hawai su cruzada del a帽o 2017 Despu茅s de un merecido descanso, luego de protagonizar su mejor temporada en el #PGATour, el #golfista #venezolano Jhonattan Vegas estar谩 en acci贸n desde este jueves en el #SBSTournamentofChampions, evento que reunir谩 a 32 jugadores en el #PlantationCourse de #Kapalua, en #Maui, #Hawai. Vegas saltar谩 a la cancha a las 5:40 pm (hora venezolana), al lado del estadounidense #DenielBerger. Entre los jugadores que ver谩n acci贸n en este exclusivo torneo se encuentran el australiano #JasonDay y los estadounidenses #JordanSpieth, #DustinJohnson #BubbaWatson #PatrickReed y #JasonDufner El ganador de este torneo se har谩 acreedor de un cheque de un mill贸n 180 mil d贸lares. El campe贸n vigente聽es precisamente Jordan Spieth, quien tiene toda la intenci贸n de revalidar la corona.

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Courtesy of his one-shot victory at last year’s RBC Canadian Open, Jhonattan Vegas booked his ticket to Kapalua. But you already knew that, unless you didn’t notice him in those bright red pants…

 

 

Don’t you just feel so badly for these TOUR players? Personally I would be very distracted if this was the view from my office…

 

Jordan Spieth is surely ready to “bounce back” after his聽terrible聽2016 that only saw him win TWO tournaments (plus one in Australia) and make millions upon millions of dollars!

 

After the first round, here’s where we stand:

Nice work, Adam 馃槈 Jimmy Walker played near flawless golf. The leaderboard shows some pedigree but look for more of the big names to work their way up tomorrow. Can’t wait for three more days of primetime golf in Paradise!

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