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Rick Pitino watching US Open from his own backyard

Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The U.S. Open is currently underway at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, NY and even though fans are not allowed at this year’s event, Rick Pitino found a way.

Pitino, now head coach of the Iona Gaels, lives on the golf course, and has been watching from his backyard behind the 3rd hole green.

Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Must be nice! Earlier this month, Pitino tweeted a picture of himself playing the same hole:

Today also happens to be Pitino’s 68th birthday. Not a bad way to celebrate.

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3 Comments for Rick Pitino watching US Open from his own backyard



  1. Tom Bombadil
    6:37 pm September 18, 2020 Permalink

    Yeah yeah whatever is whatever…
    L’s DOWN! (NCAA Championship BANNER DOWN )
    GAELS (Killian) DOWN!
    Hajajajahaaaa Looserville-;Iona picked up your ‘recycled’ trash



  2. dwhite
    11:18 am September 19, 2020 Permalink

    Happy Birthday Rick. Hope we have an uninterrupted season. Go Iona and Go Cats!