Originally Posted by paintmered
I was talking to my dad about this (he's also an avid golfer).
His thought it was just Van de Velde finding a way to outdo his meltdown at Carnoustie. He'd rather be known for this than wading in the burn contemplating hitting his ball out of the water.
It's a plausible theory. I certainly wouldn't be able to name the second
most famous thing that Bobby Riggs ever did.