Found July 12, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
Phil Mickelson seems to be all sorts of loose as he prepares for the Open Tournament.  In gearing up for the major Phil partook in the 2013 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open Pro-Am and tried his hand at the “Happy Gilmore” drive.  He failed miserably. A few other golfers including Paul Lawrie and Nicolas Colsaerts gave it a whirl and their results were pretty much the same which you can watch below. [BR] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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