Originally posted on Back9Network  |  Last updated 1/5/14

CHARLOTTE, NC - MAY 02: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tee's off at the 13th during the final round of the Quail Hollow Championship at Quail Hollow Country Club on May 2, 2010 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy was a little more than a year old when “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” first appeared on television in September 1990, but that doesn’t mean he’s unfamiliar with the show’s star, Will Smith.McIlroy tweeted about his encounter with the “Fresh Prince” at the golf course.Met the fresh prince aka Will Smith today at the golf course! Great guy and a good golf swing! pic.twitter.com/dptalaPbH2— Rory Mcilroy (@McIlroyRory) January 5, 2014 Will Smith showed off that “good golf swing” on the show, too, with his Uncle Phil (the late James Avery) in a episode of the show.Rory’s run in with Smith isn’t the first time the popular 90s show and pro golfers have crossed paths. During the Presidents Cup last fall, Tiger Woods and Matt Kuchar used the handshake made famous on the show by Smith and his buddy DJ Jazzy Jeff.I guess it’s not surprising that a show with avid golfers like Smith and Alfonso Ribeiro has managed to make its mark on popular golf culture, too. Related Links: Matt Kuchar Calls Tiger Woods ‘Carlton,’ Meant ‘Jazzy Jeff’Other Hot Links:- Rory McIlroy Engaged to Caroline Wozniacki- What’s Jack Nicklaus Looking Forward To in ’14? BCS Title Game- Is President Obama Guilty Of Slow Golf Play?- Ryan Moore Riding in Style With 2013 Model S Tesla- Back9Network: Predictions for 2014
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