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Steph Curry Will Obsess Over Golf in Middle of Warriors Basketball Games

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    Steph Curry Will Obsess Over Golf in Middle of Warriors Basketball Games
    Jessica Kleinschmidt
    Steph Curry will obsess over golf in middle of Warriors basketball games

    Stephen Curry was 10 when he picked up a golf club for the first time. 

    "Golf's a big part of my life and it started with my dad," Curry said in his new Facebook docuseries "Stephen vs The Game."

    Steph's new series highlights everything about his life past and present, but he has a special relationship when it comes to the game of golf. Some of the footage, besides baby Curry who still required a pacifier, was that of his dad, Dell, from back in the day playing a round with commentators saying Dell swings a club like he shoots three-pointers.

    "Smooth nice and smooth," they said.

    Fast forward to the American Century Championship, and Dell's still got it. And the two participate in the tournament together every year in Tahoe with a bet to seal the deal by the time it's over.

    "Nice shot, pops," Steph said in the background as Dell took a swing. 

    Steph really loves his golf ... perhaps too much.

    "I think I think about golf too much -- and that's a problem. Like, during a game, yeah. The game of golf just gets under my skin," he said.

    He'll even find himself thinking about a swing tip when he's on the bench. 

    "It's not good," Curry added. "I'm haunted by it -- that's what my wife says."

    The relationship he has with golf also connects him to Tiger Woods -- someone he looks up to outside of basketball.

    "I've never seen a killer instinct like that where you know you're the best, but still searching for perfection." And he's right. Despite winning every golf championship you can imagine, Woods was always trying to improve something. A trait that's inspiring to Curry who appreciates Tiger for "never being satisfied."

    [RELATED: Steph relives memories with Dell in new series]

    It's a behavior he copies himself. His mom, Sonya, talked on the series and said there are moments where she's noticed Steph getting bored on the court. Those are the moments she swaps looks with Dell and they know something is about to happen.

    He too is never satisfied and wants to change something up. And whatever he's doing, it's working for him.