Happy Gilmore Schlag in Kanada verboten

26 Nov, 2009 · Sascha · Film

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Adam Sandlers bester Film, bis heute, ist der wunderbare Happy Gilmore, den ich wahrscheinlich öfters als Star Wars geguckt habe. Wow, das ist echt ein starkes Statement… Auf jeden Fall, der Schlag von Happy wurde jetzt in einem Teil von Kanada ausgeführt und jemand kam in ziemlichen Ärger. Oh man, das is’ echt zu gut:

“While it may be against traditional “golf etiquette”, it is actually perfectly legal to use the “Happy Gilmore shot” on the golf course… but you might want to consider the possible civil liability involved. The Hollywood Reporter’s law blog THR Esq. reports on a 2008 case where a man wasfound liable for injuries caused after he drunkenly used the Gilmore swing, which is described by the court as “running from five to ten feet behind the ball and hitting it on the run.” Apparently, a Supreme Court judge from Nova Scotia Canada ruled that the swing “breaches a duty of care” meaning the swing presents risks to the players that aren’t natural to the game.

It is unclear if the swing would not be considered a breach of “duty of care” if the golfer had not been intoxicated. The plaintiff was awarded $75,000 for lost earning capacity the resulted from the injury sustained for the swing.”

Happy Gilmore Swing Ruled Illegal in Canada

Achja, Sport Science hat vor langer Zeit mal bewiesen, dass der Happy Gilmore Schlag in der Tat besser ist als ein normaler Schlag.