Mini-Golf with Gronk & Katie Nolan

4/17/16   Charles L. / Coon Rapids, MN


Charles L. may not be one for victory dances, but he was definitely excited when he won a trip to play mini-golf with Rob Gronkowski. He had entered the contest somewhat on a whim, after putting together a lineup and thinking “what the heck!” Coming all the way from Minnesota to meet Gronk was a trek, but now Charles can say he beat the king of the spike at mini-golf.

Q Give us a play-by-play of your experience? Did you travel from far? What was your favorite part of your experience?

A We traveled from Minnesota. Obviously getting to meet Gronk was the favorite part. Being able to say I beat him at mini golf is cool too.

Q Who did you bring with you on your experience?

A My friend, Charles V.

Q Tell us about your winning contest "sweat. What contest did you enter (e.g. $3 PGA Qualifier)? Who was in your winning lineup?

A I’m not sure what the contest was called, but after I put together my lineup I liked it and thought, what the heck and entered it in the contest to meet Gronk. I don’t remember who else was in the lineup but I had Willett and Spieth.

Q Where were you when you won? How did you celebrate? Fist pump like Tiger? Riverdance like Chad Ochocinco? “Ride the Bull” like Happy Gilmore?

A I was at my cousin's house and shared the news with everybody. I was excited and everybody was amused at the notion of winning such a unique prize. No dances though, sorry.

Q Favorite team? How long have you been a fan of this team? Favorite team moment?

A Twins/Vikings. Forever. ‘87 and ‘91 World Series. Moss mooning Green Bay.

Q Favorite athlete?

A Kirby Puckett.

Q Favorite sports movie?

A Rocky I and Rocky II.

Q Favorite sports memory?

A Going to away to Twins games in Chicago as a kid, and getting autographs and talking to most of the team in the team's hotel.

Q What else is on your sports bucket list?

A Go to a Vikings Super Bowl.

Q Favorite fantasy sport on DraftKings?

A Football.

Q What do you love most about DraftKings?

A Putting together lineups.

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