Samuel L. Jackson is the actor behind the iconic Marvel character Nick Fury. While Nick Fury might not have any superpowers, the renowned actor behind the role certainly does. Apart from his acting genius, Jackson is also known behind the screen for his golfing prowess.
Samuel L. Jackson is also a Golfing genius
His fondness for the sport is such that he has a unique contractual clause that allows him to play the sport for two days any week during the filming he so desires. Next starring in Marvel’s Secret Invasion, Jackson proves that being an illustrious actor has its perks.
Samuel L. Jackson’s Unique Contractual Clause
Samuel L. Jackson plays golf regularly
Samuel L. Jackson has been in the film industry for nearly 5 decades now. And during this time, the star has accumulated numerous acting credits and is counted as one of the highest-grossing stars. Starring in multiple blockbuster franchises, he regularly engages in the sport of golf.
Known for playing golf along with partners like Bill Clinton and Anthony Anderson, Jackson has now added a unique contractual clause in his movie contracts. Some might find it wacky, but being the lucrative actor he is, he certainly deserves the right to do as he pleases.
As per his contract, the Pulp Fiction star has the right to go play golf twice a week, anytime he wishes to during the filming. Additionally, the studio is also required to pay for his hobby and arrange for his transport.
While most actors would negotiate for special perks or additional grants, Samuel L. Jackson’s love for the sport of golf is above all.
Samuel L. Jackson Once Defeated The God Of Golf Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods once lost to Samuel L. Jackson
Tiger Woods is one of the best golfers of all time. Even though he has defeated numerous well-established and experienced players throughout his career, Woods once had to bite the dust while playing against Samuel L. Jackson.
Once back in 1998, the then 50-year-old actor was playing at the famous Scottish course and was paired against the young prodigy Tiger Woods, in the Dunhill Golf Tournament. Recounting the time he said,
“They gave me my 16 shots, and I shot 78 because he suggested that I stay close to him; well, I did that exactly and shot 78, which means I beat him by about eight strokes.”
Even surprised by his triumph, Jackson is proud of his achievement. Beyond the realm of superheroes, Samuel L. Jackson’s abilities truly extend beyond the confines of the big screen
Secret Invasion was released on June 21, 2023