Golf stars try Happy Gilmore shots with varying success [Video]

Phil Mickelson won the Scottish Open on Sunday, but in an exhibition of Happy Gilmore-style golf shots the left-handed American was not up to par.

A video of the run-up style drive has gone viral thanks to the European PGA Tour, of which the Scottish Open is a part.

As the video shows, Mickelson, like everyone else, sized up how to approach the shot that became famous in the Adam Sandler movie "Happy Gilmore," which features a hockey player becoming a golfer despite an unusual run-up swing.

Mickelson was not the only major tournament winner to attempt the shot. Former U.S. Open champion Padraig Harrington gave it a try and mustered a winning 328-yard drive.

Also featured in the video are Paul Casey, Paul Lawrie, Shane Lowry and Alvaro Quiros.

The variety of approaches and shots are an eyeful.


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