Jul
12
2013
Video: Pros go Happy Gilmore at the Scottish Open
By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour

Earlier this week, Phil Mickelson, Nicolas Colsaerts, Padraig Harrington and Paul Lawrie, among others, took on Happy Gilmore at Castle Stuart, and it looks like they’re having a blast. 

You always hear about how much more fun they have on the European Tour in general — and now that I’ve been to one, I can say it’s true. I mean, they serve wine in media dining at lunch!

Padraig, who is a Master of this swing technique, had the happiest Happy Gilmore, piping it 328 yards. Maybe he should start swinging like that all the time? I wouldn’t put it past him! Harrington, of course, is known to be an avid tinkerer.

In case you somehow didn’t see Harrington’s impressive Happy Gilmore demo in 2008 or if you need a refresher, here you go: