With the Stanley Cup finals in full swing (Series tied 2-2, Game 5 tonight in Boston), the Canadian Open couldn’t have appeared on the PGA Tour schedule at a more perfect time.
In this video produced by the Tour’s media folks, some of the field’s big names attempt to score on a hockey net from 285 yards out, according to Rory McIlroy.
Hey, when in Canada do as the Canucks do: Play hockey, eh!
Canada’s Mackenzie Hughes seemed to have the best miss, hitting the crossbar on the fly, then saying, “Are you sh##ting me?” After investigating the ding on the bright red-painted crossbar, Hughes called it, “center cut.”
Also, bonus points to Bubba Watson for the Canadian accent: “That ice bounce different.”
Sweden’s Alex Noren and Henrik Stenson each scored goals. Don’t tell that to Don Cherry.
Video: PGA Tour Stars Blend Golf and Hockey
The three-video slideshow (below) shows the same highlights but includes the best player captions. As always, swipe right.