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Lil Wayne congratulates Tom Watson on Twitter, Watson says thanks

Lil Wayne congratulates Tom Watson on Twitter, Watson says thanks

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Tom Watson received congratulations from every corner of the golf world this week, including from one very unlikely fan.

Series: The Masters

Published: Saturday, April 09, 2016 | 8:56 p.m.

Man, talk about worlds colliding. After Tom Watson’s emotional final stroll around Augusta National on Friday, he received a lot of congratulations, both IRL and on social media. Among those wishing Watson well was rapper Lil Wayne, who was quite articulate in his appreciation.

Seriously! Lil Wayne is quite the golf fan, and even revealed that he gave Watson a standing ovation while watching the Masters at home.

As if that wasn’t cool enough – Watson took to Twitter Saturday night to thank him, and say he’d like to return the standing O at a Lil Wayne show sometime. Wow!

Here are the tweets: