Blissful Gilmore didn’t break Twitter when asserting his school dedication — he was testing its sturdiness.
Bloomington South (Ind.) senior Blissful Gilmore, whose actual identify is Landon however was monikered Blissful on the age of 6, dedicated to Ball State College on Friday. Based on Golfweek, the highschool golfer shot 66 at a U.S. Junior Newbie qualifier and is ranked 497th within the Golfweek/Sagarin boys rankings.
With the announcement, folks on Twitter noticed the graphic and began spreading it round, prompting responses from notable figures, together with Adam Sandler himself, who starred within the 1996 golf movie because the titular character with the explosive spirit and wacky swing.
Go get em Blissful. Pulling for you. https://t.co/4o4LOoAWDN
— Adam Sandler (@AdamSandler) June 23, 2023
“Go get em Blissful. Pulling for you,” Sandler tweeted.
Shooter McGavin additionally took be aware of the dedication:
Congrats however I inform you what, you’d be one thing in a kind of lengthy drive contests. Hell, you’d most likely make an excellent residing. Touring round, hustling at driving ranges. Only a thought. https://t.co/TzbPTQI39T
— Shooter McGavin (@ShooterMcGavin_) June 23, 2023
Gilmore informed the Indy Star that he began going by Blissful full-time when he was round 13 years previous. His caddie posts his scores to the web site Team Happy Gilmore, which was up to date by way of April as of his dedication time.
“I don’t assume it provides any strain to me,” Gilmore stated of his identify in an interview with the Indy Star. “However I do know that no matter I do goes to be seen. Particularly so far as leaderboards when persons are scrolling down and see ‘Blissful Gilmore’ they’ll take a look at it, clearly. So I do know that, however I don’t let it get in my head or that I’ve to play good due to it. I simply exit and do my factor.”
In different phrases, he has already risen above the strain.
my life is full https://t.co/MnmyY3UD7I
— Blissful Gilmore ⛳️ (@happygilmore_44) June 23, 2023