We all love Happy Gilmore, its a great movie and one of the best golf based movies around (because Tin Cup and the legend of Bagger Vance are shite).
Debates rage as to whether this is actually allowed in the rules of golf and whether, provided you can actually hit the ball running and trying to smash seven shades of shit out of the ball actually works!
Well in this video we picked found on YouTube of Padraig Harrington no less trying just that. Not only is there a pro giving this a bash would you Adam and Eve it from what we can see it actually makes a difference! It only bloody works!