We take our hat off to Stewart Cink. After a photo of his white-as-Elmer’s-Glue noggin — exaggerated by the lighting and the TV camera settings [above] — went viral after the first round of the Sony Open, Cink was mocked all over the Internet. Here’s a sample:
Stewart Cink’s head looks like a damn ying yang symbol
— jason (@jasonloveslamp) January 11, 2014
They were even talking about it in Sweden:
Cink, one of the first Tour pros to embrace Twitter and one of the nicest guys in golf, took it all in stride:
Apparently my glowing head has received some attention today. It’s nice to be (in) the spotlight.
— Stewart Cink (@stewartcink) January 10, 2014
I was hoping to get off to a noteworthy start in 2014 but this isn’t exactly what I was envisioning.
— Stewart Cink (@stewartcink) January 11, 2014
He even responded to many online comedians individually:
Best of luck to Cink for the 2014 season, and, as Randy Newman once advised, you can leave your hat on.
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