Friday, October 4, 2013

Ride the Lightning

As if more proof of the evil of golf is needed, here are the Top 100 Musicians in Golf:
1. Rudy Gatlin
+1.3 Singer's touted motivational speaking must have contributed to improvement from 2.4 Index in 2006; plays at Royal Oaks in Dallas, where he shot 68 in June.
2. Kenny G
0.0 Jazz saxophonist was our No. 1 in 2006; says his proudest athletic moment was hitting a great drive in front of Jack Nicklaus. (Read more about Kenny G)
3. Marty Roe 0.2 Vocalist and acoustic guitarist for Diamond Rio plays at Nashville Golf & Athletic Club; improved his Index over summer months.
4. Vince Gill
0.8 Country singer, on tour through November, has raised millions for junior golf with his "Vinny" pro-celebrity event; The First Tee Nashville facility is called The VinnyLinks.
5. Steve Azar
1.3 Singer-songwriter played almost daily with college roommate, listening on headphones to Springsteen, Mellencamp and Seger.
6. Adrian Young
1.4 Drummer for No Doubt with mohawk cut belongs to two clubs in San Diego area. (Read more about Adrian Young)
7. Steve Gatlin 3.4 Hasn't improved as dramatically as No. 1 younger brother, but he's down from 3.9 in '06.
8. Larry Gatlin 3.5 Went from gospel to country to Broadway.
9. Dan Tyminski 4.4 Ten-time Grammy winner released his second solo album, "Wheels," in June.
10. Griffin House 5 Singer-songwriter grew up playing at Springfield (Ohio) Country Club, where his scratch-player dad is a former club champ.


ckc (not kc) said...

T-60. Chris Culos 14 Drummer for rock band O.A.R. has been playing golf since he was 12 or 13.

...12, 13, 27 ...he's a drummer

Substance McGravitas said...

Drummer jokes are so satisfying.

ckc (not kc) said...

...I couldn't find a viola player in the list

Smut Clyde said...

No flautists?

As if more proof of the evil of golf is needed

Some would call this ITTDGY-baiting but I could not possibly comment.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Did somebody say bait?

Another Kiwi said...

As if the horror of golf is not enough, fecking Kenny G turns up and says "Mind if I play through, fellas?"
"Mind if we attack you with 9 irons, Kenny?"

El Manquécito said...

At least Gill and Tyminski are terrific musicians. Their (and Nashvegas's) fascination with golf is imponderable.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

Don't be silly, AK. Everyone knows you need use a driver on a sax player.

Dr.KennethNoisewater said...

Where the hell is Jack Wagner?!!!