Truth & Rumors: Justin Verlander tweets 'Happy Gilmore' moment on course
Detroit Tiger Justin Verlander tweeted a picture of his ball after it landed atop a tree stump while playing a round at Virginia's Kinloch Golf Club over the weekend.
Check out where my ball ended up on number 2 at Kinloch G.C.#playitasitlies twitter.com/JustinVerlande… — Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) November 25, 2012
It didn't take long before responses referring to "Happy Gilmore" began pouring in, including one from a parody Shooter McGavin account.
@justinverlander Sorry about your lie but you have to play the ball as it lies. I had to play a ball off Frankensteins fat foot 16 years ago
— Shooter McGavin (@ShooterMcGavin_) November 25, 2012