WATCH: Gary Woodland surprises Amy Bockerstette with U.S. Open trophy on ‘Today’ show
One of the most heart-warming stories in golf just keeps getting better.
Amy Bockerstette, who co-started with Gary Woodland in a viral video earlier this year and remains a huge fan, was on the “Today” show with her father on Tuesday morning when she received a special surprise.
Out walked Woodland with the U.S. Open trophy in tow. Woodland is in New York City right now for a post-U.S. Open media tour, and part of the blitz included a visit to the “Today” show. The moment was a tear-jerker.
U.S. Open champ @GaryWoodland stopped by to surprise Amy Bockerstette, one of his biggest fans who cheered him on during his big win.
“The world needs a lot more of Amy in it. Her attitude, her energy – it was contagious. I thought a lot about you on Sunday." pic.twitter.com/WXTr6c1Sim
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) June 18, 2019
Woodland and Bockerstette’s friendship goes back to earlier this year at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, where the two played the par-3 16th hole together during a practice round at TPC Scottsdale. It turned into a beautiful moment that went viral.
"Amy … you're our hero."
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 30, 2019
During the final round of the U.S. Open on Sunday, Bockerstette tweeted out her support for Woodland, then the 54-hole leader, to hold on and win at Pebble Beach.
— Amy Bockerstette (@AmyGolfsNDances) June 15, 2019
He's got this. 🏆❤
All the feels. pic.twitter.com/ogQqN0yaYu
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 17, 2019
After his press conference on Sunday, Woodland FaceTimed Bockerstette to include her in the moment.
— USGA PR (@USGA_PR) June 17, 2019
This certainly isn’t the last of these two together. They make a great team.
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