Special Delivery at Farmers Insurance Open


Sunday Afternoon (Jan.29, 2017):  Sky divers delivered the Farmers Insurance Open trophy to champion Jon Rahm on the 18th green at Torrey Pines Golf Course (South Course) in La Jolla, California. The video is GoPro footage from the sky diver’s perspective.

Video credit: Farmers Insurance Open 


The trophy presentation featured:

·         Victor Maldonado, a former Navy SEAL, carrying a Farmers Insurance Open flag

·         Andy Stumpf, a recipient of five bronze stars and a purple heart, flying in a wing suit

·         Jim Woods, a former Navy SEAL, carrying the American flag

·         Jeff Bramstedt, a 13-year veteran of the Navy SEALs, carrying the Farmers Insurance Open trophy.

Rahm earned his first professional victory, becoming the first first-time winner at the Farmers Insurance Open since Jay Don Blake in 1991. He did it my making two eagles in his final six holes, including on the 18th hole, where he drained a 60-foot, 8-inch putt to put the rest of the field out of reach.