The Notre Dame Fighting Irish basketball team got dominated on Monday, losing in front of their home crowd to freshman phenom Zion Williamson and the Duke Blue Devils 83-61.
But a little sting was taken out of the loss for Irish fans when their mascot won everyone in the crowd a practice round ticket to U.S. Senior Open with this absurd full-court putt:
... and the crowd goes WILD!— The Fighting Irish (@FightingIrish) January 29, 2019
After ✌️ fans made 94-foot putts, @NDTheLeprechaun sunk an #SCTop10 3rd in a row to win every fan @USGA U.S. Senior Open practice round tickets when Notre Dame hosts the event this summer.#GoIrish pic.twitter.com/NCoZe80V87
The Notre Dame Leprachaun celebrated with a Tiger-esque fist pump, and rightfully so. The putt found the
bottom of the cup back of the box from 94 feet.
Peep that Tiger fist bump 👀 https://t.co/hCYzqL1VV6— The Leprechaun (@NDTheLeprechaun) January 29, 2019
The U.S. Senior Open will be held at Notre Dame's Warren Golf Course in June.