When Tiger Woods had a hot dog thrown at him, he didn’t realize it was done from an inspired movie. Brandon Kelly of Petaluma was arrested for the incidence and said he had just watched the new Ryan Gosling film “Drive” and thought to himself, he needed to do something epic. It wasn’t a smart move because a lot of people on the golf course were very concerned for the professional golfer.
“I threw the hot dog toward Tiger Woods because I was inspired by the movie ‘Drive,'” Kelly said. “As soon as the movie ended, I thought to myself, ‘I have to do something courageous and epic. I have to throw a hot dog on the green in front of Tiger.'”
This past Sunday at a PGA event, the Frys.com Open in San Martin, Kelly was arrested for disturbing the peace when he yelled Tiger’s name and then hurled the hot dog in his direction. Woods was standing over a birdie putt when the commotion started.
“Some guy just came running on the green, and he had a hot dog, and evidently … I don’t know how he tried to throw it, but I was kind of focusing on my putt when he started yelling,” Woods said after the tournament. “Next thing I know, he laid on the ground, and looked like he wanted to be arrested because he … put his hands behind his back and turned his head.”
Drive is a 2011 American crime drama directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, and starring Ryan Gosling as the principal character. The movie is about a Hollywood stunt performer, played by Gosling, who moonlights as a getaway driver with a superhero edge. Drive also references 1970s and 1980s cult hits such as The Day of the Locust (1975) and To Live and Die in L.A. (1985).
Kelly who will likely have to pay a fine and perform some community service, posted a photo of a hot dog in his hand on his Facebook page Sunday morning.