Henrik Zetterberg just about defeated a legend in golfing, however then Jack Nicklaus confirmed why many consider he is largest of all time.
The 18-time golfing major-champion winner sank a 50-foot putt to defeat the previous Detroit Crimson Wings captain and his teammate Dierks Bentley at a charity nine-hole famous person shootout in Grand Blanc, Michigan on Saturday.
Zetterberg and Bentley, the multi-platinum country-music big name, teamed up towards Nicklaus and Detroit rock legend Child Rock for the inaugural match, a scramble-style match after the general pairing handed the 10th gap on the PGA Champions Excursion’s Best friend Problem. The groups have been even after 9 holes, resulting in a chip-off, and Nicklaus, the lone professional golfer within the foursome, holed out from off the golf green to win.
The 18-time golfing major-champion winner sank the previous Detroit Crimson Wings captain and his teammate Dierks Bentley with a 50-foot putt at a charity nine-hole famous person shootout in Grand Blanc, Michigan on Saturday.
Nicklaus’ group received $18,000 for the United Method of Genesee County, and Zetterberg’s facet earned $7,000, which he and Bentley donated to the Genesee County Habitat for Humanity. Zetterberg additionally authorized a $25,000 take a look at for the Clark Park Coalition of Detroit.
Merely enjoying 9 holes with Nicklaus was once a thrill for the 2008 Conn Smythe Trophy winner.
“It is clearly a possibility that I may just by no means flip down,” Zetterberg advised the Crimson Wings web site. “I used to be a bit apprehensive, however it was once very thrilling.
“It is lovely particular. I by no means concept it might occur, however right here we’re nowadays, and I am attending to spend time with him.”
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