VIDEO: Steve Stricker misses the Wisconsin W from atop stadium
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VIDEO: Steve Stricker misses the Wisconsin W from atop Camp Randall stadium



Steve Stricker didn't get it done. The 47-year-old recent Ryder Cup assistant captain had five chances to land a ball from atop the video board at the University of Wisconsin's Camp Randall football stadium on the logo W at midfield.

Stricker, who is from Wisconsin but went to the University of Illinois, didn't get the job done. Had he been able to do it, Stricker would have won a lucky fan some great Wanamaker Club tickets to next August's PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.

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Steve Stricker tees off at the top of Camp Randall! @uwbadgers #badgers

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Observers said Stricker was practicing before the stadium opened this morning and nailed the shot three times in practice. It was that game-time pressure that kept Stricker from hitting a trademark, tight wedge.

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