Donald Trump tweet of Walter Hagan quote about 2nd place now prophetic
Golf Culture

Donald Trump tweet of Walter Hagan quote about 2nd place now prophetic


SHARE THIS STORY

Donald Trump was a loser, of sorts, last night in the Iowa Republican caucuses.

He finished second behind Texas senator Ted Cruz just a day after the Des Moines Register's final poll showed the billionaire was headed for what seemed months ago to be an unlikely win.

It wasn't to be.



So, in the schadenfreude of Trump's defeat, folks turned to Trump's Twitter account to have some fun. They turned to a tweet from 2013 in which Trump quoted Walter Hagen, a five-time PGA Championship winner:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">“No one remembers who came in second.” - Walter Hagen</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/417760911177162752">December 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
<script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Of course, the quote is so generic that it could well be applied to anyone, not just the 11-time major champion. However, we can rule out that it wasn't Ricky Bobby or Donald Trump who said it...first, at least.

SUBSCRIBE & WIN TIGER WOODS' BRIDGESTONE GOLF BALLS!

New subscribers to our weekly email newsletter in June will be entered to win 3 dozen limited-edition Tiger Tour B golf balls!

Rules and regulations: By submitting your email address, you agree to join both the Golf News Net and Bridgestone Golf email lists. To be eligible for our prizes, you must remain a subscriber on our list through the end of the contest month. If your email address disappears, it worked!


About the author

Golf News Net

Golf News Net

We use the Golf News Net byline sometimes just to change things up. But, it's one of us humans writing the story, we promise.

Sometimes we post sponsored content from this account, and it is labeled as such. We also occasionally include links to products and services from which we could make a small percentage of a sale through affiliate programs.