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One of our favorite developments of the last year or so has been the rise of Kenny G. Not that he needed to come back and stunt on us – he’s already a sax god in the eyes of most. But Kenny’s social media awareness has risen to Brandon McCarthy levels as of late. You knew it’d be good, but you had no idea it’d be this good.
With it being Masters week, KG dropped this tasty tweet on us this morning:
Ok, I see you with the topical reference, Kenny. Nothing pairs better with a set of Callaway sticks than a Billy Madison vest and backward hat. That would’ve been enough for me to declare Kenny the clear winner of Masters week. But no. There was more. A lot more.
Our good friend Chad Coleman, who joined us on an all new Touching Base Podcast today, did some digging and found these gems in the Callaway commercial vault:
A few things to discuss here. First of all, there actually was a time when Johnny Miller had this much chill. As much as we all complain about Johnny being critical of everything that’s ever happened on a golf course, I kind of prefer edgy, pseudo-curmudgeon Johnny Miller. Mix it up, Johnny. Why not?
But more importantly, though, Kenny’s swing is electric. You’ve probably seen it at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, and it’s still very respectable (I think he’s like a 1 handicap), but I had no idea he was this smooth back in the day.
That’s some major league shoulder turn, Kenny G. The world is sitting on pins and needles waiting to see what kind of lateral movement you’re about to hit us with.
Those hips do not lie. That’s what we call power.
Uh, extend much, Kenny? Love the shoulder angle, too. I’d expect nothing less from the guy who gave us “Songbird.”
We’ve got a lot of storylines going into the Masters, but somehow, the Kenny G-Big Bertha marriage just topped all of them..