Darius Rucker, Kenny G and Other Golfing Music Stars Dish on Their Ugliest Golfwear, Postgame Partying and More

Darius Rucker ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic 2015
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Darius Rucker participates in the ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic during the 50th Academy Of Country Music Awards at Brookhaven Country Club on April 18, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. 

Darius Rucker
The ex-Hootie & The Blowfish frontman-turned-solo artist, 49, is an avid golfer and friend of Tiger Woods.

Your handicap? 6.9

Favorite golf joke? If you're in a lightning storm, grab your 1-iron and hold it up over your head -- because even God can't hit a 1-iron.

Ugliest golfwear? A Loudmouth jacket that John Daly [who signed a 2009 ­endorsement deal with the label] gave me.

How much do you tip your caddy? At Pebble [Beach], $300 a day.

On a scale of 1 to 10, what's your temper like on the course? 4

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Anne Murray
The four-time Canadian Grammy winner, 69, is also the music industry's top female golfer.

Your handicap? 13

The biggest flaw in your game? Bent left elbow

How nervous do you get on the first tee? I played Las Vegas, the ­Houston ­Astrodome, ­Carnegie Hall. The first tee does not bother me.

Post-game drink? Perrier and lime

On a scale of 1 to 10, what's your temper like on the course? 5

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Kenny G
The smooth jazz star ranked at No. 5 on Golf Digest's 2014 Top 100 Golfers in Music ranking.

Your handicap? -3.5

Favorite pro? Jack Nicklaus -- he shares his vast knowledge when you play with him.

Post-game drink? Ice-cold draft beer.

On a scale of 1 to 10, what's your temper like on the course? Minus 50. I'm super cool on the course.

Most annoying person you've golfed with? I'm usually the one who annoys everyone because I love golf so much I don't shut up. I talk all the time about putting and lag and centrifugal force and... See?

This story originally appeared in the June 13 issue of Billboard.


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