Stephen Curry Gets Chance To Play Augusta National, Birdies Hole No. 1

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry

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Stephen Curry crossed a dream day for any golfer off his bucket list Tuesday.

The Golden State Warriors guard and teammate Andre Iguodala are avid golfers, and their coach, Steve Kerr, promised them a round at Augusta National if they won the NBA championship, which they did. Kerr kept that promise and used a special connection to get them on one of the most storied golf courses in the world.

“I’d never been there before, so it was a real treat,” Curry told reporters Wednesday, via The Associated Press. “I’m not going to tell you what I shot, but that was a bucket-list kind of day. I’m a golf fanatic, so to say I played at Augusta is pretty cool.”

As for how the round went, Curry hinted at a less-than-stellar day on the course, but he did get off to a good start on hole No. 1 with a 10-foot birdie putt.

“You birdie the first hole, it can only go downhill from there,” Curry said. “That’s exactly what happened.”

At least he reportedly had a good round when he teed it up with President Barack Obama over the summer, although he did have to endure some trash talking along the way.

Thumbnail photo via Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports Images

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