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Tiger Woods Called ‘Carlton Banks’ by Presidents Cup Partner Matt Kuchar

Tiger WoodsTiger Woods is famous for becoming the greatest golfer of the modern era, but what he isn’t known for humor. Well, not until Thursday’s game at the Presidents Cup.

Apparently Woods was so funny that his partner, Matt Kuchar calls him Carlton after the character Carlton Banks – Will Smith’s nerdy cousin in ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”
“I figured this guy was the perfect Carlton,” said Kuchar with Woods standing next to him.“Thank you very much,” Woods replied, with a smile.

They’re so committed to the “Fresh Prince” bit that they even greeted each other–in front of cameras–doing the handshake that best friends Will and Jazz did when greeting each other on the show. Watch their rendition of it below.

“I thought there was something a little extra,” Kuchar said. “Something fun to do. Baseball high-fives look like a lot of fun but look a little too complicated, so we went old-school with the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air — a little snap-back after you slap hands.”

Kuchar went on to say:

“It’s fun. I figure he’s kind of like Carlton, and we really had a good time doing it out there.”

Watch how Smith and Jazz actually did the handshake in the video below.

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