Nick Saban Goes Viral For Giving Unsuccessful Golf Lesson To Alabama Players

Nick Saban takes a shot from the bunker at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

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Nick Saban has been a busy man this offseason, and he’s now gone viral for the second time in as many weeks. The Alabama head football coach is living life to the fullest, soaking it up with lavish vacations and a few appearances on the golf course.

Soon, though, he’ll return to the sidelines in attempts to lead the Tide to another national championship. He’s still got a few months before fall practice begins, but he just can’t seem to take that coach’s cap off.

On Tuesday, Saban hosted a charity golf tournament in Birmingham where he and a few Crimson Tide football players hit the links for a good cause. Despite being away from the gridiron, he was seen coaching a few of his defensive backs up.

Saban gave out some free golf lessons to both Malachi Moore and Kool-Aid McKinstry, though it might not have helped much.

Photos and clips of the head coach training with his secondary are now going viral online.

Saban gave McKinstry some swing lessons before the two teed off at the event as he showed his All-Conference DB how to line up a shot and properly grip the club.

He then turned his teaching attention to senior Malachi Moore, who definitely looked like he needed the help.

After whiffing on his first attempt, Saban tried to tell Moore how to follow through and make solid contact. The defender’s swing improved, but ever-so-slightly, as his shot dribbled a few feet in front of him.

“You foul tipped it,” Saban quipped after seeing the failed attempt.

But as they say, practice makes perfect, and Moore would soon get his shot at redemption.

The charity golf tournament came on the heels of an Italian vacation for the Sabans, and while he was 8,000 miles away from Tuscaloosa, the coach couldn’t escape the SEC.

Fans quickly recognized him in his Alabama gear, posting their interactions to social media.

While at the golf benefit, he talked about the wide reach of the Crimson Tide brand, while also noting that he came across a few trash talkers on his trip.

Nick Saban is now back home in Alabama, though, and it won’t be long before he’s leading his team onto the field for the 2023 season.