Will Zalatoris is around if Mr. Gilmore ever needs a caddie


“Mr. Gilmore, here’s your Masters runner-up.”

“Mr. Gilmore, right here’s your Masters runner-up.”
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Will Zalatoris didn’t win the Masters however he was fairly rattling shut. The 24-year-old was the one participant to shoot underneath par for 4 straight days, and he completed alone in second place, one shot again of Hideki Matsuyama.

In an interview with CBS after ending his fourth spherical, Zalatoris stated he turned his telephone off for various days through the match. Which means he missed a viral tweet from Adam Sandler, in any other case generally known as Mr. Gilmore, on Sunday morning.

Appears like the professional golfer lastly checked out his telephone final evening.

Zalatoris was born in 1996, precisely six months after Comfortable Gilmore hit theaters. And he seems awfully just like the caddie within the movie.

In keeping with Zalatoris, he will get this comparability fairly a bit. At a press convention on the Workday Championship on the Concession, he stated he’s been getting a whole lot of doppelganger feedback “like Mr. Gilmore’s caddie or, , Owen Wilson.

Owen Wilson? Wow. Yeah, I kinda see it.

However it looks as if the movie reference is the most well-liked. The latest Wake Forest grad even has a quote from the sports activities flick, “Mr. Gilmore I’m your caddie,” inscribed on a wedge.

Clearly, Zalatoris is a rising star on the tour and has an extended profession forward of him in skilled golf. However what would a Gilmore-Zalatoris tandem even seem like? Nicely, Sandl— I imply, Gilmore’s nonetheless bought it 24 years later.

Do I sense a star pro-am pairing coming? Zalatoris can nonetheless be the caddie in that case.



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