Jordan Spieth goes all out Happy Gilmore

World No 1 Jordan Spieth did his best Happy Gilmore impression at the Grapefruit Pro-Am in Vero Beach, where he was appearing to do a favour for country music star Jake Owen.

Spieth set about his normal pre-shot routine – until, of course, he changed it up in dramatic fashion. The crowd adored it, and why wouldn’t they? It’s nice to catch glimpses of comedy like this in a sport that’s often stubbornly straight-faced.

What do you think of his swing? You can check it out in the video below:


It’s almost as good as the real thing! For comparison’s sake, here’s Adam Sandler’s drive in the 1996 classic:

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