Happy Gilmore, regardless of your age, is one of the better golf movies that’s ever been made. Sure, it may not be Caddyshack, but it’s made in the same vein with comedy and quotable lines throughout that golfers are happy to call their own. One thing that Happy has brought to the golf course if the idea that getting a running start will help you to hit the ball farther.
The phenomenon even made it to the PGA Tour where a three-time major champion has endorsed it as a solid warm-up method and ESPN’s Sports Science has even broken it down.
Of course, life imitates art, which often doesn’t come out nearly as pretty. This week’s fail gives you not one, but two driving range Happy Gilmore sessions that go terribly wrong. While there are undoubtedly more where these game from, it’s always fun to see someone mess up and get to quote the movie at the same time.
“The club went farther than the ball!”
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