If Charles Barkley didn’t have so much going for him in life, we might feel sorry for the swing he’s been cursed with on the golf course. But Sir Charles would be the first to tell you that his life is great and golf is one of his greatest joys. Now, it’ll become one of his greatest challenges as Chuck plans to go under the knife following this weekend’s American Century Championship.
The surgery to replace his hip would certainly affect his golf swing, but the Round Mound of Rebound is taking that rehab to a new level. Instead of just trying to get back to the course following his second hip replacement, Barkley is starting from scratch and making a concerted effort to relearn the game left handed in hopes of abandoning the dreaded hitch in his swing.