Spieth busts out 'Happy Gilmore' style swing at pro-am event
VERO BEACH, Fla. - The world’s top golfer, Jordan Spieth, slammed a drive up the fairway at a pro-am event in the style made famous by golfer of the silver screen, Happy Gilmore, on Sunday.
Spieth was playing in the 70th Grapefruit Pro-Am in Vero Beach, Florida, when he used the hockey player turned golfer swing seemingly to indicate how serious he would take the tournament.
“In a matter of seconds, Spieth showed how ‘serious’ he would be taking this day. Hedgecock barely had introduced his name when Spieth opened with a running Happy Gilmore tee shot that found its way into a pond,” said Jeff Babineau of Golfweek. “Regardless, he smiled like a kid who'd just gotten a new bike. He would enjoy the day, and that made it all the more special.”
Bob Barker was not in the lineup of amateur players playing in the event.
— Jake Owen (@jakeowen) December 14, 2015
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Denham Springs festival returns
As state pushes for more vaccinations, Tigerland bars host 'shots for shots'...
EBR School Board approves revised academic calendar
Bills to improve Title IX policies move forward with no opposition
EBR School Board to vote on consolidating 2 middle schools