US Open: 6 Rugby Stars Who Are Actually Really Good at Golf

3. Brian O’Driscoll

A one club centre – and one of the greatest players to ever play the game – the former British & Irish Lions and Ireland captain refers to himself as having a “bad nine handicap”. Handy with a club and a rugby ball, he has appeared in a number of promotional events with fellow Irishman (although of the Northern variety) Rory McIlroy.

4. Paul O’Connell

The 2015 Guinness Rugby Writers Player of the Year is an avid golfer – regularly hosting golf days at his home course in Limerick. O’Connell made the decision as a teenager to focus on his rugby rather than his golf.

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