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Two of golf's greatest villains, Shooter McGavin and David Simms, talk about the Oscars

February 20, 2015

Two legendary actors in the world of cult golf movies -- Don Johnson ("Tin Cup") and Christopher McDonald ("Happy Gilmore") -- appeared at a TaylorMade party at the Northern Trust Open on Wednesday to talk about golf and the Oscars.

"I thought Michael Keaton was spectacular, and Eddie Redmayne was extraordinary," Johnson told Variety when asked how he voted in his Oscar ballot. McDonald seconded that opinion, saying he voted for the Keaton's movie "Birdman."

"I thought the writing, cinematography and direction were brilliant," said McDonald, who is starring in a new golf movie, "The Squeeze" that will be released in April.

Johnson, whose daughter Dakota stars in the film "50 Shades of Grey," also talked about his golf game, saying he's nursing an injury but still manages to play about four times a month, and is holding steady at a 10 handicap.

And for those scarred by the lasting memory of his evil genius, you'll be alarmed to learn that Shooter McGavin is boasting a new mustache that makes him look particularly menacing.  #iframe://|||

View image |  Michael O'Keefe, who played Danny Noonan in "Caddyshack," and Sergio Garcia, also attended the event. It was all tied into the launch of TaylorMade's R15 driver which the four celebrity guests took turns testing.