Are golfers athletes?

It's been argued that golf is nothing more than an expensive hobby, and therefore it cannot be a sport. Consequently, it has also been argued that golfers are not athletes, because they don't need to be in shape to play golf. Or maybe it has something to do with the beverage cart?

This week on Birdies Not BS (episode 28), we settle this argument. Not that we're biased or anything... ;-)

We also get super technical about how you can gain distance on the tee.

According to ESPN's Body Issue, golfers are athletes. Have a look at professional golfer Brooks Koepka in full athletic mode: