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Watch Usually Terrible Charles Barkley Hit a Surprisingly Good One-Handed Golf Shot

Charles Barkley is not good at golf. Like really, really not good. Tiger Woods‘s former coach, Hank Haney, once tried, and mostly failed, to improve Barkley’s game as part of a Golf Channel reality show.

But on Sunday at the American Century Championship — essentially The Masters of celebrity golf — Sir Charles may have finally, at long last, discovered his secret to success on the links: Play one-handed.

Watch Barkley try his goofy, but apparently effective, one-handed swing at the 155 yard par-3 7th hole.

Pin-high, 40 feet. Remarkable. On the broadcast, several members of the gallery can be heard saying “Wow.”

After the stunningly good tee-shot (by Barkley standards, at least), the Inside The NBA star went on to make bogey — one of only four times he took less than the maximum score of double-bogey during the 54-hole event.

NBC commentator Mark Rolfing said of the fly-swatter-like back swing, “If he can knock it on a green one-handed, you’re gonna see him doing that (more often).”

We can only hope.

Watch the above video via the Golf Channel.


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