‘Tattoo on the Bu*t?’ – USA Players Urge Steve Stricker to Uphold Informal Ryder Cup Tradition


The chance of Steve Stricker getting a tattoo following Staff USA’s win shouldn’t be that top. Nevertheless, in an earlier convention, he had stated that he would get one on his butt.

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Earlier than the 2018 Ryder Cup, captain Thomas Bjorn had made a promise to his crew. He stated that in the event that they introduced dwelling the cup, he would get a tattoo in honor of their win. Staff Europe received, and he ended up getting the profitable rating tattooed on one among his butt cheeks.

Golf – The 2020 Ryder Cup – Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S. – September 23, 2021 Staff USA captain Steve Stricker reacts as he speaks throughout the opening ceremony REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘Didn’t hear something’- Steve Stricker feigns ignorance relating to tattoo

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In a press convention on Sunday, the query of the tattoo got here up. When requested if there had been any dialogue relating to it, the crew turned to have a look at their captain.

 

Collin Morikawa cheekily requested him, “Tattoo on the bu*t?” Stricker pretends to be bewildered by the query and says, “I didn’t hear something about it.” Morikawa then threw Xander Schauffele beneath the limelight and stated, “Xander can do it.”

‘It might occur’- Stricker to getting a tattoo in a pre-event interview

A couple of days earlier than the graduation of the cup, Stricker was requested if he’ll get a tattoo commemorating their win. Unsure even then, he stated, “We’ve mentioned tattoos… The issue is my ladies, my spouse, and youngsters, have at all times requested me to get a tattoo and I’m like, ‘I’m not placing any decals on my physique. ‘So, I’d must verify with them first.”

He additionally stated, “The gamers gave me an thought what I might placed on there. I informed them the place I used to be going to place it. It was going to go proper on my cheek,” he stated, pointing to his bu*tocks. “We’ll see what brings about that, however we could have a tattoo artist man are available on Sunday evening. A technique or one other, it might occur.”

Sports activities content material author Justin Ray took to Twitter to show his unhappiness at Stricker’s resolution. Whereas reflecting the sentiment of the followers, he jokingly stated, “A half-point has been subtracted from Staff USA’s rating due to this.”

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Possibly, Stricker won’t be part of this new custom. What else do you suppose he can do to commemorate their win?

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