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He will not be quitting the NBA to pursue a golf profession anytime quickly, however Steph Curry‘s skilled debut in his second sport was a smashing success.
The Golden State Warriors star missed the minimize on the Net.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Basic after again-to-again rounds of seventy four, however did beat 4 gamers within the area over 36 holes.
The betting over/underneath for Curry’s lowest spherical was seventy six.5, a rating he simply beat in each journeys round TPC Stonebrae. The 29-yr-previous wanted a rating within the mid 60s to make the minimize on Friday, however opened with a four-over 39, all however ending his quest to play the weekend.
Curry would catch hearth on his closing stretch, making two birdies within the last 5 holes for an ever-par 35 to complete together with his second consecutive seventy four. His eight-over par complete was solely two photographs behind pre-event favourite Aaron Clever.
His efficiency definitely caught the attention of PGA Tour professionals who have been throughout the nation on the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio.
“To be trustworthy, I feel it is fairly particular for a two-time MVP to have the ability to shoot seventy four at a professional occasion and beat different execs,” Jason Day advised Will Grey of the Golf Channel. “I imply, we play our entire lives and the man performs basketball and he beats a few of the execs. It is spectacular to see.”
Now that his foray into skilled golf is full, the 2-time NBA champion can get to work in offseason coaching to assist the Warriors win their third title in 4 seasons.