VideoJune 15, 2015

This is why you shouldn't try the Happy Gilmore shot with people around

It's been nearly 20 years since "Happy Gilmore" came out, and people are still attempting the hockey-player-turned-golfer's wild swing.

Stop it. Someone's going to get really hurt.

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The odds of an injury increase the worse the golfer you are and the more you have to drink. Oh, and if you're dumb enough to stand in front of a friend hitting the ball to video it.

We learned all of that Monday when a reader wrote into Deadspin with this video:

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According to "John," he "took one off the ear," but he's fine. Good to hear, John. Now let's leave this shot to Adam Sandler once and for all.

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