Tenuous Golf ConnectionsJanuary 30, 2017

Why Marshawn Lynch probably didn't play golf during that hilarious video of him in Scotland

A video/Skittles ad featuring Marshawn Lynch is making the rounds on Monday. The premise is that the retired running back, who famously didn't get the ball from the 1-yard line in Super Bowl XLIX, visited Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI in Houston. Only Lynch didn't visit Houston, Tex., but rather, Houston, Scotland.

Yes, it's a stretch, but it's still funny.

Lynch talks to locals about the big game (while dispersing some of his favorite food), looks into buying a kilt, and even gives the bagpipes a try (That instrument is a LOT harder than it looks, by the way). Check it out:

However, one thing Lynch doesn't do while traversing the Scottish countryside on his bike is stop to play some golf. It's too bad, especially since there appears to be a lovely course located right behind the Houston Inn where he's staying. But then, we remembered this:

Probably best to play it safe.


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