There is no evidence of a connection to golf other than the profanely humorous bit that Robin Williams did on the game (see below). But golfers (and virtually everyone else who enjoyed his comedy and films) felt a connection to Williams and were among those who took to Twitter to pay their respects in the wake of his death on Monday.
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Williams' wife Susan asked that, "as he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin's death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions." In that vein, we offer this, Williams on golf (language warning):