Here’s what the pros thought of the Seminole skins match

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler walk down the fairway at Seminole Golf Club.

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Golf returned Sunday – a wonderful, strange, socially distant return.

For the first time in more than two months, golf came back to TV screens everywhere for the TaylorMade Driving Relief skins game. All eyes were on Seminole Golf Club making its grand television debut. All eyes were on the players. Could golf be played safely? Would it be fun to watch?

In the end, Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson defeated Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff in a sudden-death, closest-to-the-pin challenge. The day proved a rousing success, even if DJ nearly forgot his bag on the 18th tee box.

Here’s how the pros reacted to golf’s return on social media.

JT couldn’t get enough of DJ’s ball marker

Lee Westwood still hasn’t forgotten Paul Azinger’s European jabs

Cameron Percy confirms what we were all thinking

A new match in the works?

Seminole’s design is great…

But its length isn’t any more

A former U.S. Open champ sums it all up

Rory says thanks

James Colgan

Golf.com Editor

James Colgan is an assistant editor at GOLF, contributing stories for the website and magazine. He writes the Hot Mic, GOLF’s weekly media column, and utilizes his broadcast experience across the brand’s social media and video platforms. A 2019 graduate of Syracuse University, James — and evidently, his golf game — is still defrosting from four years in the snow. Prior to joining GOLF, James was a caddie scholarship recipient (and astute looper) on Long Island, where he is from. He can be reached at james.colgan@golf.com.