Looks like Hank Haney’s golf instruction finally paid off. Charles Barkley ended his last-place losing streak at the 2011 American Century Championship in Tahoe. After finishing at the bottom of the heap for five straight years, Barkley bettered his previous results by 25 points and came in third to last with a total score of -68. What was the secret to Chuck’s success? He played some holes with his eyes shut! “It takes a special athlete to hit a golf ball with his eyes closed,” Barkley noted. Chuck was paired up with his equally talented buddy Kevin Nealon in the first round, and as expected they put on a memorable show. Here are some highlights from the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.


  1. Tex Tyle says:

    Chuck, seriously man,
    I use a JOHN DALY “extreme”, 500cc, 10 degrees, driver, with his signature sleeve.
    “sraight” to the pin, “clean” shot ( Carry dis’ conversation PIECE).
    you know what I’m sayin’
    just have fun wit’ it.
    skip the short game, drive ‘srait to-dah paint’ (green).
    Power and Finesse!
    do what you do!
    (ladies is watchin’)

    game on’
    Tex Tyle

  2. MsBevBlack says:

    I don’t know anything about golf, but I’m happy for you Chuck!!
    Wish I could have been there in Tahoe just to see you do well.

  3. goss says:

    Charles, I don’t know how you find golf to be a fun pass time. I think it’s more a hobbie than a sport but I must say you look nice in your slacks and shirt.

  4. Duby Sweets says:

    Good job last place is better than no place forget wat dey say

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