Sandler blasts Happy Gilmore-style slap drive down fairway


Happy Gilmore’s still got it.

Adam Sandler, the legendary actor who played the hockey player-turned-golfer in the 1996 comedy classic, celebrated the movie’s 25th anniversary by teeing one up and driving it down the fairway Happy-style.

Tweet from @AdamSandler: Happy loves you all! Thanks for everything!

Gilmore, played by Sandler, was a failed hockey player who became a champion golfer known for his long driving and hockey-stick putter. Gilmore, who played tournaments wearing a Boston Bruins jersey, developed a cult following by his famous driving style, where he’d step into a tee shot like he was blasting a slap shot from the point.

Sandler said in the video he posted to Twitter that it was the first time he’d hit a golf ball like that since the movie came out. The video made waves across the hockey community online, even catching the eye of the Bruins official Twitter account, which got a kick out of the clip.

Tweet from @NHLBruins: Since you didn���t get the scouting report on Bob, we have had to watch this clip for 25 years in opposing rinks…and it still makes us laugh.

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