Man has incredible Ben Hogan tattoo as tribute to grandfather
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Man has incredible Ben Hogan tattoo as tribute to grandfather


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Golf tattoos are pretty rare. For whatever reason, the type of person that plays golf doesn't also seem to be the kind of person that gets a tattoo. (That would be a fun Venn diagram.)

However, in this even more rare case, someone has a golf tattoo that is absolutely awesome.

Joe Logan of MyPhillyGolf.com posted an outstanding picture of a Ben Hogan tattoo that he saw ahead of a recent round of golf.



[line-quote color="red"]I was chatting with one 30ish fellow when I noticed the tattoo on his lower leg: Ben Hogan, in his famous Hy Peskin pose from the 1950 Open at Merion, with the inscription "For Grandad."[/line-quote]

The man told Logan that his grandfather was the one who introduced him to the game.

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Of course, the published history of golf tattoos is not a good one. If you've ever seen the tattoos of Davis Love III (doesn't look like him) or Bubba Watson (he's left-handed), then you know it often turns out pretty poorly.

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