The classic golf — and sort of hockey — comedy Happy Gilmore hit theaters on Feb. 16, 1996. And for Tuesday’s 25th anniversary of the movie, Adam Sandler hit the links and brought back the iconic Happy Gilmore swing.

We didn’t get to see Sandler just taaaaaaaap it in with a hockey stick putter, but the drive still appears to be in pretty good shape, at least.

Shooter McGavin — played by Christopher McDonald — saw Sandler’s video, and brought out the living room putting game in response. The rivalry lives on!

Ben Stiller — who plays the orderly at the nursing home of Happy’s grandmother in the film — even responded to Sandler.

And the PGA paid tribute by showing off a video montage of many professional golfers doing the Gilmore swing and reciting lines from the movie.

Well done by everybody here, and happy 25th anniversary to Happy Gilmore.

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