Stephen Curry says playing in pro golf tournament is 'amazing experience'

Stephen Curry listed as a 3000-1 long shot to win his first professional golf event

But he showed plenty of promise with birdies on two of the par fives and a two on the par-3 sixth hole. My dad has been paralyzed neck down since I was 10, and this was the 3rd golf tournament he has watched me play since his illness. If you told me I was going to shoot 74 going into the first round I'd take that all day, every day.

"It was pretty cool - really cool - to see", Spieth, an Under Armour endorser, as is Curry, continued.

"There was a lot of talk about me taking somebody's spot that is trying to earn a living on this tour", Curry said.

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"Unbelievable gallery out here", Curry said.

"My wife's probably hot at me because all day yesterday, that's all I was doing was checking out the who-said-what type of thing", he said. "I kind of settled in after that". "Then it got into the social media stuff, but a lot of people had their foot in their mouth, so that was cool, to set a little fire in that regard". But after the third or fourth hole, it was just golf and I just tried to hit some good shots.

- Web.com Tour (@WebDotComTour) August 5, 2017After a bogey on 16, @StephenCurry30 bounces back with his second birdie of the day to remain at +7 going into his last hole.

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"I tried to take a deep breath, but still there wasn't anything I could do to get myself prepared for that moment".

Basketball star Stephen Curry carded a second successive four-over-par 74 in the Ellie Mae Classic.

Stephen Curry may be known for his buzzer beaters on the court, but what he may not be known for is his impressive golf game. "You never know what would happen if he was putting the time in". Curry more than held up his end of the bargain, and proved once again what the difference between a scratch golfer and a touring pro can be. Obviously as a competitor, you feel like you can always play better. "I'll be suiting up for the Warriors next year".

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