Strange golf trophies: We run down our favourites

NCG runs down some of the best, worst and most bizarre golf trophies handed out to tournament winners. Brace yourselves

Amy Boulden won her first Ladies European Tour title in Switzerland and, as well as the £30,000 first prize, was handed a trophy in the shape of a cow. Obviously. That’s about all the encouragement Quick 9 needed to take a look at some of the most strange golf trophies handed out to the stars…

9. Hero World Challenge

Maybe one for the kids’ bedroom? The large tiger with its paw atop a globe has been won a few times by the man himself. The trophy does seem a little self-indulgent but the event raises funds for the Tiger Woods Foundation which helps improve the health, education and welfare of children in America.

8. Castello Masters

A mask-shaped, err, face? With arms. We think. And legs? Maybe. Whatever it is, we imagine it isn’t taking pride and place in Sergio Garcia’s trophy cabinet – especially now he has a certain jacket…

7. Safeway Open

Safeway open report

Winners of the Safeway Open are presented with a barrel. A trophy that doubles up as a seat is always handy after 72 holes of championship golf, and if there is booze inside…

Our ode to strange golf trophies continues on the next page…

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