It's no secret that NBA Most Valuable Player Steph Curry loves golf. He recently sat down with Steve Smith on NBA Inside Stuff to chat about his golf game, his new daughter and the chances of his Golden State Warriors repeating as NBA champs.
Curry even got Smith to take a few swings, and he's not bad. Not as good as Curry, who plays to a single-digit handicap, but still ...
After rounds of 80, 74 and 78 at the CIMB Classic, John Peterson was 77th out of the 77 players who played their final rounds Sunday, so why not do something unique for the fans?
So with that in mind, Peterson stepped up to the first tee -- and after being introduced, did his best Happy Gilmore impersonation:
— John Peterson (@JohnPetersonLSU) November 1, 2015
It must have helped. He shot 66. However, he still finished last in the tournament. But the reaction from his fellow PGA Tour pros was immediate and hilarious.
— Tony Finau Golf (@tonyfinaugolf) November 1, 2015
Whatever Zach Johnson had to say during his pre-game pep talk before Iowa's game with Maryland on Saturday in Iowa City worked. That, or a chance for the Hawkeyes to touch the Claret Jug that Johnson brought with him to the stadium as honorary captain.
In either case -- or not at all -- Iowa rolled Maryland, 31-15 to improve to 8-0 this season and remain in the thick of the NCAA national championship race.
Iowa assistant coach Chris White posted this to his Twitter page after the game:
— Chris White (@IowaCoachWhite) October 31, 2015
For the record, Johnson is a proud Drake University alum, but remains an Iowa football fan at heart.
Scott Piercy was already having a pretty good week in Malaysia at the CIMB Classic.
Rounds of 62, 69 and 69 have him at 16-under and four shots off the lead.
Helping him to that 69 Saturday was this gem of shot on the 358-yard par-4 14th.
Justin Thomas and Brendan Steele share the lead going into Sunday's final round at 20-under.
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