SNL`s Kevin Nealon talks straight, even if he doesn`t hit it that way

Released on = March 29, 2007, 1:09 pm

Press Release Author = GolfPublisher Syndications

Industry = Media

Press Release Summary = Comedian Kevin Nealon on-course in Lake Tahoe. Celebrity
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Press Release Body = By Chris Baldwin,
Senior Writer,
Golf Publisher Syndications

STATELINE, Nev. (March 29, 2007) - Kevin Nealon\'s golf game isn\'t good, and that\'s
not news to him.

The Saturday Night Live alum who punctuated his Weekend Update reports with \"That\'s
news to me\" and did his best to \"pump you up\" as over-muscled bodybuilder Franz (a
hilarious precursor to today\'s steroid-addled athletes) tells it straight.

Even if he doesn\'t always hit it that way

Nealon is a semi-regular in the celebrity golf world. caught up to
him in Lake Tahoe, competing in a field that included comedians Ray Romano, Anthony
Anderson and John O\'Hurley (J. Peterman from Seinfeld).

Romano is so golf-obsessed HBO did a documentary about how crazed he got at Pebble
Beach; his comedy colleague is decidedly more relaxed. At a celebrity auction,
Nealon did shtick for the crowd, coming out on a Lance Armstrong bike sans pedals
and claiming to have ridden it all the way around Lake Tahoe.

Even up on the stage, piloting a pedal-less bike in his black dress pants, Nealon
comes across as more of an average guy with an interesting job than some manic

He seems almost cast against type as a pot-smoking politician in Showtime\'s quirky
Weeds. Nealon is about the last comedian you\'d expect to be perpetually high, but he
plays the role well.

Whether he\'s performing or answering questions, there\'s a bit more to Nealon beneath
the placid surface than you might expect. He will not pretend that comedians are
athletes or forget Dan Quayle\'s dis\' of Murphy Brown. Here\'s Kevin Nealon unplugged.

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March 28, 2007
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