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June 19, 2013

Video: Jerry Seinfeld tells golf jokes on 'Late Night'

Posted at 10:17 AM by Mike Walker |

Jerry Seinfeld performed a standup routine on golf –- how dads use golf to avoid their families and why people whisper around golfers -- on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on Tuesday.

Seinfield begins with deciphering the meaning of the work “golf”: “Golf is the ultimate avoidance activity for the dysfunctional dad. A game so nonsensically difficult, so pointless, so irrationally time consuming, the word golf itself can only stand for ‘get out, leave family.’”

Starts at the 2:35 mark in this video clip:

Of course, any golf comedy routine has a tough act to follow. Here are two of our favorites:

Robin Williams (NSFW, language):

Jackie Gleason and Art Carney:

Thanks to Jimmy Trania's Hot Clicks on SI.com for spotting the Seinfeld clip.

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