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post #73 of 148

I've played golf with Notah Begay (4 time tour winner and Tiger's buddy) several times. I have also played with Buck Rogers (Gil Gerard) in a scramble once. My Dad's played with Phil Mickelson a couple times.

post #74 of 148

Didn't play with them, but back in the mid-90s, while stationed in San Antonio, I'd frequent a lighted practice range on regular basis and one time George "The Ice Man" Gervin walked up and started hitting balls next to me and started talking to a couple of us. Really friendly  and complimented my swing as I did his.  Also ran into Dave Cowens at the same facility later on. (My friend got his autograph).

 

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I got a lesson once at a clinic that included Erik Barzeski. b2_tongue.gif

 

Actually, I never played golf with him, but I met Julius Erving on a golf course. At PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens. Funny anecdote about that - I was playing with my friend Gary who is a great guy but not the sharpest knife in the drawer. Anyway we're playing & word gets out the Dr. J is on the grounds filming a commercial. So when we finish our round I look over at the practice green & there he is surrounded by about 20 people. So me & Gary walk over.

 

On our way there, Gary turns to me & says "Which one is Dr. J?"

 

I just fixed him with a look & said, "Gosh Gary, do you think it might be the black guy that's a foot taller than everyone else?"

 

bolded is outstanding

 

played with Mike Schmidt at a charity event once...great swing so smooth

post #76 of 148

The bingo announcer for Milwaukee's biggest casino.  :) 

post #77 of 148
Jerry Rice at Lonetree in Colorado. He was awesome very polite and shot 72.
post #78 of 148

Aaaaaaaaahhh.....the ICE MAN!  He was one of my favorite players back in the day when I still watched NBA BB.  LOL...............

 

Larry, Magic, Mike were the big 3 but there were others too.   The Dr. and the Ice man, Domique and others......................

 

 

I quit watching the NBA in the late 90s, but I remember #44 (Iceman) well!!!

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Brad Pitt's brother, Doug.
Well, he wasn't famous at the time so it doesn't really count.
Went to school with Brad and Doug.
Played with Doug when I was trying out for the high school golf team.
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Brad Pitt's brother, Doug.
Well, he wasn't famous at the time so it doesn't really count.
Went to school with Brad and Doug.
Played with Doug when I was trying out for the high school golf team.
I guess you went to school in Springfield mo?

I played with Tim Clark and Lee Jansen
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I guess you went to school in Springfield mo?

I played with Tim Clark and Lee Jansen

 

I imagine if you hang out on those Branson golf courses you run into quite a few celebrities.

 

And yep, Kickapoo High School class of '85.

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I imagine if you hang out on those Branson golf courses you run into quite a few celebrities.

And yep, Kickapoo High School class of '85.


Ya you will see a few time to time. A lot of pros take their Kids to the kanakuk golf camp. So you'll catch them playing around.

post #82 of 148
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I ran into Charles Barkley at the Philly airport on my way to the PGA show.

 


  I like Sir Charles. Very funny. I really feel sorry for him over that hitch swing.

post #83 of 148
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I imagine if you hang out on those Branson golf courses you run into quite a few celebrities.

And yep, Kickapoo High School class of '85.
my uncle was a weatherman in the springfield area. His name is Tom Trtan
post #84 of 148

Very cool. I'll have to take a look next time I'm "home".  :-)

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my uncle was a weatherman in the springfield area. His name is Tom Trtan
ya on kolr10!! I like him he was doing the morning show.
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ya on kolr10!! I like him he was doing the morning show.


yep!  He even had an ace this year!

post #87 of 148
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yep!  He even had an ace this year!

 

Yeah, but if you don't get it on the golf course, does it really count?  :-)

post #88 of 148

geez.....how recent is that pic?  Sir Charles has lost a lot of weight!

post #89 of 148

Played a couple times with Billy Ray Brown back when we were in high school.

post #90 of 148

Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton on the fresh prince of bel-air. I didnt play a round with him just talked for a minute at the range. Very nice guy.

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