Nate Smith was feeling pretty good about himself after he shot 63 to Monday qualify for this week's Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow. So good, in fact, he decided to have a little fun with his friend James Hahn, who was already in the field, according to a report by Stephanie Wei.
Smith bought a walkie-talkie, turned it on, and secretly stuffed it in Hahn's bag, then started filling the airwaves with bizarre commentary as Hahn hit balls on the driving range Wednesday.
James heard noises coming from his bag, but he found it and then hooked it to
his pants while he continued to hit balls and tried to figure out who the
“Are you wearing boxers or briefs?” said Nate through the walkie-talkie as
James was mid-swing.
Eventually, Nate cracked and told James it was him.
“The best one might be the one that says ‘happy birthday,’ because it’sPhoto via Stephanie Wei at WeiUnderPar.com.
definitely not my birthday until August 7th,” said Nate, who was a rookie on the
PGA Tour in 2011. But I saw Stuart Appleby’s on there because it says 59. Then
Camilo (Villegas) has one on here that’s kind of cool.
“It’s hard to make them out, but I haven’t checked them out because I was
busy playing golf. But I’ll try to do something with the bag afterwards. Maybe
I actually will put it towards charity now that I’ve used it or give it to
somebody to keep it.”