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Doing too much: The legend of Ho-Sung Choi continues

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Rory McIlroy, probably one of the more honest superstars in the world of golf, was asked Wednesday his thoughts in internet sensation Ho-Sung Choi.

Choi has gained some notoriety for his unusual post-swing finish, known as the “Fisherman swing” to the amazement of millions of viewers on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Ho-sung, the South Korean native is 45-years old who turned pro late in life on the Asian tours.

When McIlroy was asked for his reaction Wednesday leading up to this week’s Farmers Insurance Open he smiled and laughed “I’m not sure a golf shot should mean that much to you that you’re doing that after you hit it, like it’s just trying a little too hard.”

“You have to try hard at golf, but that’s taking it to an extreme.”

In fact, overswinging and trying too hard creates the nervous tension that many golfers try to avoid both at the pro and amateur level.

Choi has received a special sponsors exemption invitation to compete at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am next month.

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