By Alex Myers
The 56th annual Grammy Awards are this Sunday and other than the played out, "Hey, Justin Timberlake is really good at music and he loves golf!" angle, we were stumped when thinking of tie-ins between music and golf. If you change the words to a song, though, you can relate it to anything. Sure, song parodies are silly, but sometimes, certain tunes are just screaming to be altered. So when you hear these songs either being performed or winning awards Sunday night, keep our golf-based lyrics in mind:
Song: "Wrecking Ball" (Miley Cyrus)
Alternate golf lyrics: "Spieth came in like a wrecking ball. Especially in the fall. He even was a captain's pick. Is he really only twen-en-en-ty?"
Additional tip: Try not to think of Jordan Spieth riding a wrecking ball naked. Well, unless you're into that sort of thing ...
Song: "Wake me up" (Avicii)
Alternate golf lyrics: "So wake me up when it's all over. When the wrap-around season's over. All these tournaments around the world and I, can't keep track of them."
Additional tip: Don't try to keep track of all the tournaments in the fall and who won what and where. It's impossible.
Song: "Roar" (Katy Perry)
Alternate golf lyrics: "He's got the eye of the Tiger, a fighter, except in the majors. But he's the Players champion, and you're still gonna hear him roar, sometimes, especially at Firestone, cause he's a WGC champion and you're going to hear him roar."
Additional tip: Don't sing these words around Tiger Woods.
Song: "Applause" (Lady Gaga)
Alternate golf lyrics: "Phil plays for the applause, applause, applause. Phil plays for the applause-plause, plays for the applause-plause. He lives for the way that you cheer and scream for him. The applause, applause, applause."
Additional tip: Sing these words around Phil Mickelson. He loves being a showman.
On second thought ... maybe Justin Timberlake will just provide us with another moment like he did at the recent AMA Awards. Either that, or he'll actually perform a song about golf. C'mon, JT, don't let us down.