Home » Golfer wins $100k on scratch-off ticket, plans to ‘get a new set of irons’ (and pay bills or whatever) – Australian Golf Digest

Golfer wins $100k on scratch-off ticket, plans to ‘get a new set of irons’ (and pay bills or whatever) – Australian Golf Digest

A $100,000 payday would have placed you in the top 30 payout-wise at last year’s PGA Championship. It’s only Monday of this year’s PGA week and North Carolina golfer Jack Romans Jr. has earned all that without lifting a single club. All he had to do was buy a scratch-off ticket and watch the money roll in.

The Brunswick County golfer purchased the $2,000,000 Diamond Deluxe ticket from RM Mart in Sunset Beach and won a good chunk of change from the North Carolina Education Lottery. “I guess I was just in the right place at the right time,” Romans said. “It’s my birthday in a week. This is a nice early birthday present.”

After federal and state tax withholdings, Romans ended up with a grand total of $71,506, which will be more than enough for Romans to realize his one big dream with the money … new clubs.

“I’m going to get a new set of irons,” Romans said.

Well, Jack, we certainly have a recommendation or 10 for you when it comes to new irons.

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He also said he plans to pay off some bills but golf comes first. He’ll get around to those bills down the road. Maybe.

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