Artificial Intelligence (from this point on to be referred to as “AI” so I don’t have to type as much) is an amazing thing. It can solve complex equations, pass the Bar exam, write blog posts, create computer software code, and more. Image processing in AI is amazing-ly hilarious however. AI is not quite advanced enough to go full Skynet and attempt to destroy humanity, but it already gives golf stock imagery a run for its money. Let’s take a look at a few of my recent favorites, with comments of course.
Young golfers these days are so flexible!
Damn! Look at the divot explosion behind this dude. Jammed his left arms all up.
Think you take big divots? Probably not as big as this guy does:
Incredible footwork below! Golfer is so good even giant sinkholes that open up under him can’t break his concentration.
“Keep your left arm straight,” the instructor says. And to that I say, “which one?” Come to think of it, I’m not sure which side of this golfer is his left side.
Seems like every group has one of “these guys” in it:
This lady’s swing is al-ARM-ing:
They say even God can’t hit a one iron. Perhaps not. But can he hit driver off the lake while standing on it, with his arms behind his back?
Meet the new club pro!
Creepy. Really creepy.
Helicopter swing is much more effective like this.
This dude has big balls!
It’s tough for managers of golf companies’ social networks. They feel that they have to pump out “engaging” content on their social networks constantly. One way they do that is to ask the never over-used questions like “who is your dream foursome?” and “will Tiger Woods break Jack Nicklaus’s major record?” From a legal standpoint they have to make sure they don’t get sued for “stealing” a copyrighted photo, so they turn to the golf stock photo websites for generic photos they can use (fee or free).
One problem. Those stock photos are produced by people who obviously know nothing about golf and many are super old.
1990 Left Handed Edition
Here’s another original, engaging question and supporting golf stock photo fail image: If you could only choose 3 clubs for the rest of your life, which would you choose?
When I see posts like this, I’m drawn…no, almost obsessed with the images. Look at this left-handed bag of clubs from about 1990. Look how awful a job they did of photoshopping out the branding from the irons on the right. There are 12 clubs. Why? Where are the other two? Where’s the putter? Where are the head covers? Why are they left-handed?
I need answers.
Ah yes. A fun meme about golf. They’re all over chain emails and golf social networks. You know, those tweet face things… These incredibly creative golf memes usually have some catchy golf quote and a great supporting photo. This one above asks if golfers “lie awake at night and brood on what went wrong…”
Me? I don’t lie awake and brood on what went wrong. I lie awake at night and brood on who-the-f tees up a three wood on the putting green 12 feet from the pin…