Re: Jean Van de Velde to qualify for 2006 British Open
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.
If that's true, he's even dumber than I thought.
NOTHING could ever erase the legacy of his collapse at Carnoustie. That was the mother of all mental meltdowns in the history of golf.
All this move proves is that he's a chauvinist imbecile in addition to a historic choke artist.
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