Comparing professional golfers to popular Thanksgiving dishes

At that time of the year again.

Families gather around the table, giving thanks and filling their faces while watching football on TV.

However, some people may make their way to the golf course, scratching that itch that simply won’t go away. Even though the world of professional golf across the United States is quiet on Thanksgiving, that doesn’t mean golf can’t be part of the holiday season.

It got us thinking: Which golfers are most like with certain Thanksgiving dishes? Since we’re trying to have a little fun and not take things too seriously with the holidays around the corner, here’s what we came up with: (reminder – this is for fun).

Jordan Spieth plays his second putt on the 8th hole during the third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 5, 2022, in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Kent Horner/Getty Images for AT&T)

Of course, we start with Spieth as the turkey. Because when done right, it’s perfection. When that is not the case, it will be a hot mess.

2022 Fortinet Championship

Joel Damen looks on before the Fortinet tournament at Silverado Resort and Spa North on September 14, 2022 in Napa, California. (Photo by Orlando Ramirez/Getty Images)

An interesting creature and an interesting golfer. exchanges with the enclosure. His bucket hat. Self-deprecating. Is Dahm rolling in the mud? Can. But he said at RSM Classic that one of the keys to his success was not being stupid. Either way. Pork fat. Pork is fat.

BMW Championship 2022

Rory McIlroy plays his sixth tee shot at the BMW Championship at Wilmington Country Club on August 18, 2022 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

When it comes to mashing the ball off the tee, no one hits it quite like Rory. But no one can forget this legendary passage either.

2022 CME Group Tour Championship

Nelly Korda puts a smile on the 18th green during the second heat of the 2022 CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida. (Photo: Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)

Gravy is a fan favorite and can add flavor to any dish. Korda, a world No. 1 ranked player, is one of the faces of the LPGA and makes every leaderboard better when she’s on it.

2022 GB McManus Pro Am

Fans watch/video of Tiger Woods hitting the opening tee at the first hole at the 2022 JP McManus Pro-Am at Adare Manor in Limerick, Ireland. (Photo: Oisin Keniry/Getty Images)

Tiger is green bean casserole because it’s the best side dish, even if people are unwilling to admit it. GBC fans are also not shy about showing their loyalty to this dish, and have you ever met a casual Big Cat fan?

2022 Shriners Children's Open Championship

Tom Kim plays his 10th lane shot during the final round of the 2022 Shriners Children’s Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. (Photo: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

When it comes to stuffing the ball tight, Kim knows a thing about hitting shots close to the hole. It’s a big reason why he won twice in the second half of 2022.

February 8, 2019;  Pebble Beach, California, USA;  Ho-sung Choi hits the tee on the 14th hole during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Spyglass Hill Golf Course.  Mandatory credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Ho-sung Choi hits the tee during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament at Spyglass Hill Golf Course. (Photo: Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports)

Macaroni and cheese may not be a traditional Thanksgiving dish. Similar to Choi’s and Furyk’s flips, they’re a bit unconventional and can look funky, but they sure get the job done.

2022 CME Group Tour Championship

Lydia Ko poses for a photo with the Vare Trophy, Rolex Player of the Year Trophy and CME Globe Trophy after winning the CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club on November 20, 2022, in Naples, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reeves/Getty Images)

A soft-as-butter stroke, Kuo rolled the rock to the best of their ability. That’s why I cashed a big check last weekend.

Live Golf Jeddah

Brooks Koepka poses with his trophy after winning the LIV Golf Invitational-Jeddah playoffs at Royal Greens Golf Club on October 16, 2022 (Photo: Amer Hellabi/AFP via Getty Images)

Pumpkin pie is very similar to Koepka. It only appears certain weeks of the year and is often hard to find the rest of the time.

Live Golf Portland

Phil Mickelson gives a thumbs up as he walks down the fairway on the second hole
During the first round of the LIV golf event at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. (Photo: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports)

Well, this isn’t a Thanksgiving dish, but there’s always that one family member who comes to every gathering during the holidays, right? The one who keeps things a little on edge – you have no idea what they’re going to say or do, but that means you can’t look away and have to keep your ear for whatever happens next.

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