Posted January 13, 2014

Stewart Cink’s Head Tan Line Isn’t Really That Bad

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Stewart Cink's head In normal light [right], Stewart Cink's head tan line is hardly noticeable, not ideal for sure but a minor professional hazard for a bald professional golfer. But on television cameras in low light, that same tan line could frighten small children. (@BTtray4, Getty Images)

In normal light, Stewart Cink’s head tan line is not ideal but a minor professional hazard for a bald PGA Tour pro. On television cameras in low light, that same tan line could frighten small children. (@BTtray4/Twitter, Getty Images)

We take our hat off to Stewart Cink. After a photo of his white-as-Elmer’s-Glue noggin — exaggerated by the lighting and the TV camera settings [above] — went viral after the first round of the Sony Open, Cink was mocked all over the Internet. Here’s a sample:

They were even talking about it in Sweden:

Cink, one of the first Tour pros to embrace Twitter and one of the nicest guys in golf, took it all in stride:

He even responded to many online comedians individually:

Best of luck to Cink for the 2014 season, and, as Randy Newman once advised, you can leave your hat on.

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14 comments
The Computer Store Owner
The Computer Store Owner

I love Cink's ability to laugh at himself.  It shows he's comfortable under his own skin.

Gregory Dee
Gregory Dee

a bad camera used on the first image..

JohnRoethel
JohnRoethel

When my head looks like that, my friends call me the "bobber".

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