I'm not exactly sure why this video of the opening round of the The Golf Club at Harbor Shores from 2010 surfaced now, but I sure am glad it did.
Jack Nicklaus, a man that made himself famous for pulling off clutch golf shots, was playing with Johnny Miller, a man known for his U.S. Open heroics and his pointed comments from the NBC broadcasting booth, when Miller started to question his incredibly long lag putt.
Miller had a 102-foot putt and said to the 18-time major winner, "there's no chance putting it," which triggered the Golden Bear to walk over with his own golf ball and basically show him how to do it.
The best part is, Nicklaus didn't read the putt, he didn't take a practice stroke, or even really look at the hole as he made an "all in one" move when he dropped his ball, took his putter well back and slapped at the golf ball.
The rest is absurd, with Nicklaus' golf ball curling and rolling and eventually hitting the back of the cup and dropping for a 100-foot make and a video that I hope nobody ever takes off the Internet.
I think I can honestly say this is one of the first times in the history of golf that Johnny Miller was left speechless by a golf shot.
Jack, you're still the man.
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