As the month of July came with bustling activities for Patrick Mahomes, so did numerous controversies. The Chiefs‘ man has been dominating the golf course for the past few weeks, whether it’s the showdown against Stephen Curry or the celebratory golf tournament in state-line Nevada. Nonetheless, to anyone’s surprise, the 2x MVP caught fire for a minor mishap in the recent event.While facing 90 other athletes around the sports industry, the stakes were certainly high for the NFL star due to his disappointing performance last year.
Then, to add fuel to the fire, a video of an altercation with an insolent dad went viral, leading to misleading headlines that portrayed Mahomes as the bad guyJust like previous years, the 2023 season’s Tahoe golf event was star-studded with athletes from all over the sports industry. However, everyone had their eyes on the NFL stars, due to last year’s winner being no other than the former QB, Tony Romo.
While being pitted against not only Curry but also golf veterans all over the country, Mahomes met with a snippy father, after the NFL star politely refused to sign an autograph for his kid. Even though there were no rude remarks from the 2x MVP’s side, the media was very quick to flip the situation.
Dov Kleiman took to Twitter to share a video clip of the altercation and the misleading headlines surrounding the viral clip. He shared a brief clip of the incident on his page, firstly showing the altercation, then adding screen grabs of misleading titles, dubbing Mahomes as the bad guy. In the video, after politely declining the autograph, the father can be heard arguing with the star QB, saying, “You can just make one kid happy out of the hundred.” This prompted Mahomes’ reply, adding, “I’ll make 99 sad.