Olympian Emiliano Grillo is Still Searching for His Clubs

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UPDATE: Grillo was reunited with his clubs late Monday night. Happily ever after.

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ORIGINAL STORY: 

Sergio Garcia and Patrick Reed are paired up with Emiliano Grillo for the first two rounds of golf’s return to the Olympics. That’s if Grillo can find his clubs.

The 23-year-old Argentina native has been superb this season with three top-20 major finishes that have helped him ascend to No. 39 in the world. Given the absence of many of the game’s best, Grillo is a great pick to earn a medal this week in Rio. The only issue is that American Airlines has apparently lost his clubs.

While Grillo desperately searches for his essential equipment, American offered a vague consolation that its team is on the case. This did not comfort him.

As he goes through what appear to be the stages of grief, Grillo ran a sarcastic Twitter poll:

Now he is convinced that if his clubs were a part of the Pokemon Go frenzy, there would be significantly more urgency:

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