11 Golfers Who’d Make It In The NFL


Did you ever notice the number of active and retired professional athletes that play golf? It’s a pretty high number. But here’s one for you: Have you ever heard of a golfer delving into another sport? Say, football?

With the NFL offseason officially beginning today, we slipped into a pair of shoulder pads and football cleats and came up with a list of 11 golfers who we think would make it in the NFL.

Phil Mickelson


Position: Quarterback

Every football team needs a confident leader, and more often than not it ends up being the man standing behind the center. Phil is the quintessential quarterback with his stunning confidence, ability to scramble, and rocket arm. If Lefty could throw a pass to himself, he can bet he probably would.


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