Top 10 Celebrity Golfers
as ranked by Golf Headquarters
10. Bill Murray
The Caddyshack star has an eight handicap and frequently participates in Pro-Am charity events. He even won the 2011 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am championship with D.A. Points.
9. Alice Cooper
The rock legend has a handicap of seven and actually used golf to help him overcome alcoholism. He even authored a book titled Golf Monster: My 12 Steps to Becoming a Golf Addict.
8. Justin Timberlake
The music superstar has a handicap of six and has been playing since he was young. He learned to play with his father at Big Creek near Memphis and actually bought the course when it was in danger of being replaced by a housing development.
7. Dennis Quaid
The successful actor has a handicap of six and hosts an annual charity golf event. He was even named Hollywood’s top golfer by Golf Digest in 2005.
6. Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. is one of the highest grossing actors of all time and has a handicap of six. He loves golf so much; he has a clause in his film contracts which allows him to play during production.
5. Michael Jordan
Air Jordan is probably the greatest basketball player of all-time, he is not too bad on the golf course either. He has a 1.2 handicap and is said to play about 36 holes a day. He also has his own 3,500 square foot putting green in his backyard.
4. Vince Gill
The Grammy-winning country singer is a scratch golfer and has been playing competitively since he was 10 years old. When he was young, he had dreams of playing golf professionally. I would say the choice to make music has worked out quite well.
3. Kenny G
Saxophone legend Kenny G played golf in high school and still has a handicap of 0. He was named celebrity musician golfer of the year by Golf Digest in 2006. He also won the 2001 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am title, playing with Phil Mickelson.
2. Tony Romo
The Cowboys quarterback has a handicap of plus 3.3, which is not too far from most professional golfers. He was even ranked the best golfer among professional athletes by Golf Digest.
1. John Smoltz
The Hall of Fame MLB pitcher has a plus-2 handicap and has even attempted to qualify for the US Open. Tiger Woods once said that Smoltz was the best non-PGA golfer he had ever seen.