Golf In A Plague Year April 9: Shanks

Golf In A Plague Year April 9: Shanks

Carls Golfland’s #ShankThis Virus shirts raise money for charities; the Michigan AG shanks with a racially charged, anti-golf tweet; Tips on curing the actual shanks

Carls Golfland Says #ShankThisVirus

Michigan’s iconic Carl’s Golfland invites golfers to help #ShankThisVirus. The store is selling these exclusive shirts, with proceeds going to several SE Michigan charities, including:

  • Flint Hurley Medical Center
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
  • American Red Cross
  • SAY Detroit Health Clinic

Carl’s also asks golfers to stay tuned to Carl’s Golfland Facebook and Instagram pages for further updates on their initiative. Join us a we lift spirits, remind people of golf’s good times with friends in the great outdoors, and invite golfers to share at-home golf experiences on social while supporting the nation’s stay-at-home efforts.

Once you get your shirt , post a selfie to social media with the hashtag #ShankThisVirus. Tag Carl’s Golfland, too!

The shirt is 100% cotton with a regular fit.

Michigan AG Hits A Shank With A Racially Charged, Anti-Golf Tweet

Michigan’s not-so-iconic Attorney General Dana Nessel hit a shank of her own with a racially charged tweet aimed at “white folks” who golf. On Tuesday, Nessel channeled her inner Donald Trump with this twitter monstrosity:

I just can’t hear about one more black health care worker, police officer or bus driver die while getting a barrage of complaints from white folks outraged because they can’t go golfing.

Attorney General Dana Nessel, on Twitter, April 7, 2020

How To Avoid The Shanks

If you’ve got the actual shanks, here’s some advice from Butch Harmon.

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