A tribute to Kobe Bryant

07 October 2020

The PGA Tour honour Kobe Bryant by altering the location of the famouse 16th hole during the final round of the Phoenix Open, in last january.

The hole in the famouse 16th of TPC Scottsdale was cut 24 paces on and eight from the left edge of the green in respect of the two numbers Bryant made famous during his glittering NBA career. The flag, was yellow with a purple 24 on one side and eight on the other.

Tony Finau, who leads the tournament almost to the end, was one of the players who paid his respects to Bryant during the Waste Management Phoenix Open. In “The Coliseum” he wear the Bryant Lakers jersey.

Webb Simpson won the tournament, after making a birdie on the 18th hole in a playoff over Finau. The victory was Simpson’s sixth, and first since The Palyers Championship in 2018.

Bryant, daughter Gianna and seven others were killed on january 26 in a helicopter crash in California.


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