Rickie Fowler got a new Olympics-themed tattoo (pic)
Rickie Fowler thoroughly enjoyed the entire atmosphere of the Olympics in Rio, even if he failed to earn himself a medal. But that doesn’t mean the 27-year-old American doesn’t look back fondly at the entire experience.
Fowler, along with Sam Dorman, a silver medalist in men’s synchronized diving, got a new tattoo recently of the Olympic rings. Dorman took to Twitter to showcase the duo’s new ink, with Fowler’s tattoo on his bicep and Dorman’s on his forearm.
Forever Olympians @RickieFowler pic.twitter.com/unkO3y8JYQ
— Sam Dorman (@Sam_Dorman1) September 15, 2016
This makes at least three tattoos for Fowler. The PGA Tour star in 2015 debuted a block “G” tattoo on his arm that came with a pretty inspiring story.
Fowler added the tattoo in support of Georgia Veach, the daughter of Seattle-based pastor Chad Veach and his wife Julia. Georgia was 4 months old when she was diagnosed with lissencephaly, a rare brain disorder characterized by the absence of folds in the cerebral cortex. It also is known as “smooth brain.”
And early on in 2016, Fowler showcased another new tattoo, this one in tribute to his grandfather.
This time around, though, getting some new ink was all about memorializing the wonderful time he had as a U.S. Olympian.
As far as any future tattoos are concerned, perhaps Fowler should get a tattoo of the Ryder Cup ahead of the eagerly anticipated competition set to play out at Hazeltine in a few weeks. It would be a great way to thank Davis Love III for naming him as a captain’s pick.
On the other hand, maybe Fowler should wait on that one. Given the struggles the U.S. has endured in the Ryder Cup, perhaps Fowler should get it only if the Americans can somehow managed to win it all.