American Danielle Kang hit her tee shot into the par-3 sixth hole in the final round of the Women's Australian Open on Sunday. As she released into her follow-through, a couple of fans behind her on the tee cheered with some kind of gibberish that was hard to hear on TV. However, Kang heard it as the ball sailed through the air, and once she found the green, she looked back and laughed.
— Women's Aus Open (@WomensAusOpen) February 21, 2016
Her reaction must have egged them on because, from then on out, they cheered in ecstasy with every good shot Kang hit. It could've been a tee shot, an approach or a putt. They went nuts.
— ReGripped (@ReGripped) February 21, 2016
— ginger midget (@gingermidget01) February 21, 2016
Kang was sometimes red-faced about her new-found cheering section, but she almost always smiled appreciative of the love and even tipped her hat sometimes in the direction of the fellas.
And it's pretty clear what we should call Kang's fan club.
@daniellekang kang gang
— Todd Reichen (@pictureman62) February 21, 2016
Kang shot 1-over 73 in the final round to finish in a tie for fourth at 8-under 280, eight behind winner Haru Nomura.