Peyton Manning shoots 77 at Augusta, still loses to John Elway

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Peyton Manning plays golf at Augusta National in Georgia in the summer of 2013. (Photo: FoxSports.com)

Peyton Manning plays golf at Augusta National in Georgia in the summer of 2013. (Photo: FoxSports.com)

AUGUSTA, Ga. (FoxSports.com) — Did you know that Peyton Manning likes to hit the links every now and again? Makes sense, because he looks good in golf pants.

You know what else? He and John Elway are pretty good at the golf, as was plain to see recently when the pair and Broncos head coach John Fox spent a weekend playing at Augusta National, home of the Masters.

According to FoxSports.com, Manning had a best round of 77 for the weekend, while team vice president Elway shot rounds of 79, 74 and 72. That’s right, a 72. That’s pro level right there. Even at this age, Elway can still do things that boggle the mind.

Fox didn’t fare as well.

“I played horribly,” the coach said to the Los Angeles Times. “I started out as a 14-handicap, but after they saw the way I was playing, they moved me to a 20.”

Manning’s success at Augusta was a follow-up to the hole-in-one he scored at Castle Pines, the site of Colorado’s lone PGA Tour event in Castle Rock.

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