GOLF fans at the Ryder Cup were left in awe as a fan, nicknamed 'Colonel Sanders', stole the show with his post-victory celebrations. After Team Europe sealed their victory over their American rivals in Rome on Sunday, the white-haired gentleman, who bore a striking resemblance to the famous KFC founder, captured the hearts of fans by enthusiastically diving into the lake. But it was what he did after his initial jump that had everyone talking.
Delighting supporters with multiple jumps
Not content with just one jump into the water, 'Colonel Sanders' made his way out of the lake only to dive back in for a second time. The crowd erupted in cheers as he resurfaced, waving to them in celebration. But the excitement wasn't over yet.
Engaging with the crowd and busting out the Viking Thunder Clap
Instead of leaving the golf course, 'Colonel Sanders' made his way towards the fans, engaging with them and soaking up their admiration. But he didn't stop there. The man started a round of Team Europe's trademark Viking Thunder Clap, a gesture loved by fans worldwide. The crowd joined in, raising the decibel level and adding to the electric atmosphere in Rome.
Creating waves and capturing hearts
With each jump and interaction, 'Colonel Sanders' continued to captivate the fans, solidifying his status as a fan favorite. His love for the game and his infectious energy had supporters in awe. Fans took to social media to express their admiration, with one describing the moment as "epic" and another stating that "golf is turning into darts." It's safe to say that 'Colonel Sanders' has become a hero in the eyes of many.