Ross Kelly, CBS Local Sports

Just before the Cubs wrapped up their regular season, the players had some down time while on their Cincinnati road trip. Most chose to relax and rest up before their upcoming Wildcard playoff game, but rookie Kyle Schwarber decided to try his hand at golf.

Schwarber took a cue from Happy Gilmore who was a hockey player-turned-golfer and thus, had a hockey-inspired golf swing. Being that Schwarber is a big leaguer, he used a swing that is most comfortable for him as his golf drive. According to whomever uploaded this video, Schwarber drove the ball 370 yards at the Shaker Run Golf Course in Cincinnati.

Oh, and that swing seems to work in baseball too:

The baseball didn’t quite go 370 yards but you couldn’t tell that to Gerrit Cole or Pirates fans.

Ross Kelly is an Associated Producer for CBS Local Sports. He is from Louisiana and is a fan of all sports, but not of any teams (except LSU). He can be reached at