Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInPin on PinterestEmail to someone

Winning an NBA Championship has its perks — just ask Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors. Last season, the two discovered that head coach Steve Kerr had a connection at Augusta National Golf Club. So the two struck a deal with Kerr that if the team won the NBA championship, he’d hook them up with a tee time.

Steph Curry shoots a golf ball

On the Warriors off day before playing the Miami Heat, Kerr made good on his promise. Curry wouldn’t reveal what he shot for the day, but did divulge that he scored a three on the “Tea Olive” first hole for a birdie.

Masters at Augusta Hole No. 1 - Tea Olive

The two NBA MVPs (Curry for the regular season; Iguodala for the Finals) were joined by Warriors owner Joe Lacob, team executive Jerry West, and Curry’s father Dell.

''You birdie the first hole, it can only go downhill from there. That's exactly what happened.''

— Steph Curry, on golfing at Augusta National


While Curry’s golf game can’t compare to his hoops acumen, he is more than competent on the links. He sports 0.9 handicap and has twice shot 67 – once at Lake Tahoe and once at the Grand Wailea on Maui.

Last year, Curry got to golf with the President at Martha’s Vineyard and was featured on the cover of Golf Digest, where he struck a billiards pose, naturally.

Steph Curry on cover of Golf Digest magazine

Despite his multi-sport notoriety and powerful connections, Curry still has to accumulate another 1.6 million Instagram followers before Lionel Messi will deign to send him a signed Barca jersey.