WATCH: Remember when Gary Woodland did this?

With Gary Woodland leading the 2019 US Open, we take another look at the heartwarming moment when Woodland played a hole with Amy Bockerstette, a young woman with Down syndrome, during a practice round at the 2018 Phoenix Open.

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Mon, 17 Jun 2019
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Gary Woodland currently leads the 2019 US Open as he seeks his first major victory of his career. Last year, Woodland was involved in the most viral video of PGA Tour history.

There have been a lot of heartwarming stories in golf over the years, but during a practice round at the 2018 Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale, Gary Woodland gave Amy Bockerstette a memory that will live with her forever.

Woodland teamed up with the Special Olympics and the PGA Tour to surprise Amy, a young woman with Down syndrome who is part of Special Olympics Arizona, inviting her to play the iconic 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale.

Amy was delighted with the opportunity and let's just say she certainly made the most of it. Watch the video below to remind yourself of the special moment:

 

 

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