Battier's favorite course? Oakland Hills

Shane Battier
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Retired NBA star Shane Battier is a big fan of Oakland Hills.
By Mark Aumann
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 05, 2015 | 9:22 a.m.

Retired professional basketball star Shane Battier loves golf, but he apparently loves his home state of Michigan even more. 

When asked Sunday on social media about his favorite course, Battier didn't hesitate:

 

 

The Duke alumnus and native of Birmingham, Mich., was at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., recently to play a round with the winners of his Take Charge Foundation charity challenge. The money raised goes to fund college scholarships for at-risk students.

In case you're wondering about Battier's swing, here's a video the NBA put together several years ago of him getting golf lessons: