Name: Justin BieberProfession: Canadian Pop SingerGives Golf a Bad Name: Reportedly makes lengthy phone calls while on golf course, wears cut-off golf pants that closely resemble Capri pants.
2 of 10AP
Name: Piers Morgan
Profession: TV Show Host
Gives Golf a Bad Name: Excessive gloating over European comeback at
2012 Ryder Cup, lost battle of wits with Bubba Watson.
3 of 10Reuters
Name: Chris Berman
Profession: ESPN Sportscaster
Gives Golf a Bad Name: Uses hammy catch phrases when announcing U.S.
Open, wears Hawaiian shirts on golf course, swing is dangerous to
spectators at pro-ams.
4 of 10AP
Name: O.J. Simpson
Profession: Former pro football player, current resident of Lovelock
Correctional Center in Love Lock, Nev.
Gives Golf a Bad Name: Joined threesomes at public Los Angeles-area
golf courses after civil jury found him liable for death of ex-wife
Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman; used practicing his chipping as
his alibi in those deaths.
5 of 10AP
Name: Bernie Madoff
Profession: Ponzi scheme mastermind, current resident of Federal
Correctional Complex, Butner, in Durham County, N.C.
Gives Golf a Bad Name: Took advantage of country club memberships to
find victims for Ponzi scheme that bilked $18 billion from investors,
likely lied about golf scores.
6 of 10J.D. Cuban/SI
Name: Rush Limbaugh
Profession: Talk radio host
Gives Golf a Bad Name: Said Hurricane Sandy was the result of "the golf gods"
raining on the media's parade for President Obama's re-election, suggested that
Rory Sabbatini might have tanked the 2012 Memorial so Tiger Woods
could win for the good of the game, extended Hank Haney's reality TV
7 of 10AP
Name: Jack Abramoff
Gives Golf a Bad Name: Center of Capitol Hill corruption scandal in
which he took legislators and aides on elaborate Scotland golf trips
to curry favor, unable to join country club after serving four-year
8 of 10Getty Images
Name: Jimmy Cayne
Profession: Former CEO of Bear Stearns investment bank
Gives Golf a Bad Name: Named one of Time Magazine's 25 People to Blame
for the Financial Crisis, was on the golf course on day when
company reported 10 percent drop in operating earnings, according to the New York Times; was also on
golf course when company announced pledge of $3.2 billion to bail out
failing hedge fund. According to the Wall Street Journal, Cayne would
not check his phone or talk business on the golf course.
9 of 10AP
Name: Ben Roethlisberger
Profession: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback
Gives Golf a Bad Name: Allegedly dumped Natalie Gulbis; foursome
investigated for public urination in Dublin, Ohio, in 2010.
10 of 10AP
Name: Kim Jong Il
Profession: Former supreme leader of North Korea, died in 2011
Gives Golf a Bad Name: The leader of one of world's most oppressive
regimes claimed to have shot a 38-under-par 34 with 11 holes-in-one in
his first and only round of golf, ruining the game for the rest of us.
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