Aaron Rodgers’ notorious man bun is at risk of getting chopped off on the American Century Championship this week — and, naturally, Charles Barkley is on the heart of it.
Barkley made a wager with the Packers quarterback forward of The Match in Las Vegas final month involving a Rodgers-Tom Brady vs. Patrick Mahomes-Josh Allen finest ball occasion. (Rodgers and Brady received).
Rodgers mentioned he would enable Barkley to chop off his man bun if the NBA Corridor of Famer finishes increased than him on this 12 months’s three-round event. Ought to Barkley lose, he’ll donate $25,000 to Rodgers’ North Valley Neighborhood Basis, headquartered in his hometown of Chico, Calif.
— br_betting (@br_betting) June 1, 2022
Barkley ribbed Rodgers’ man bun, saying it solely labored for him as a result of he was an excellent QB. “If you happen to was a plumber or one thing, it would not work.”
That is the place the wager was born.
The TNT analyst did not cease there. Barkley joked of Rodgers’ hair in a June promotional look in Reno, Nev.
“Simply since you’re too low-cost to chop your hair, you’ll be able to’t make it a mode,” Barkley mentioned. “Man, this is $25. Go all the way down to Improbable Sam’s and get that factor minimize off the again of your head.”
Simply since you do not minimize your hair, that is not a mode. However Aaron’s a a lot better golfer than me, however I will be blissful to offer a donation to his charity.
Certainly, Rodgers has not as soon as missed the American Century Championship — a three-round made-for-TV event that includes American celebrities and sports activities figures that makes use of modified Stableford scoring — since he started his NFL profession in 2005. He additionally has completed within the prime 20 of the occasion every of the final 5 years.
To match, Barkley has by no means completed increased than Rodgers within the occasion, whose worst end got here in his first look, when he completed 58th. Barkley usually hangs out within the backside 5 of the sector, if not final. The sphere usually consists of 70-plus golfers, typically up into the 90s.
So: Feels like straightforward cash for Rodgers.
Rodgers vs. Barkley wager tracker
*As of Friday at 3pm ET
|Aaron Rodgers||Man Bun||2||T37||8|
|Charles Barkley||$25k to charity||0||T49||5|
Reminder: Scores should not based mostly on a standard stroke-based format.
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*Scores are updating