Someone keeps pranking Webb Simpson at the U.S. Open
Someone is pranking Webb Simpson at the U.S. Open, and they're doing it 100 percent the right way.
According to Simpson, he's been greeted with a different name on his locker each day he shows up at Chambers Bay. And the culprit isn't just taking a piece of tape and scrawling something clever on it with a Sharpie. No, she or he is putting up a brand-new, shiny placard each time.
On Tuesday, there was a shout-out to two-time NBA champ LeBron James:
On Wednesday, a nod to gravity-defying former hoops star Spud Webb:
For Thursday, a famous children's book:
"Charlotte's Webb" got off to a slow start today but I feel that me and my next alias will get it going tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/Cb1orHNUZG— Webb Simpson (@webbsimpson1) June 19, 2015
And Friday, a mashup with undefeated boxing champ Floyd 'Money' Mayweather:
Saturday's nameplate went into cyberspace:
And Sunday's strong finish was downright money:
Welcome to Sunday at the U.S. Open. Whoever is doing this deserves a golf clap for creativity ??? pic.twitter.com/lcxO0qcA4n— Webb Simpson (@webbsimpson1) June 21, 2015