Washington, Aug 6 : He might be singing in front of thousands of fans with oodles of confidence, but when it comes to playing golf, pop star Justin Timberlake still suffers from bouts of fright.
The 27-year-old singer loves to play golf but when it comes to playing in front of an audience, he is loses his confidence.
"I can sing in front of half a million people without a problem, but I can't hit a golf ball straight in front of about 20," Contactmusic quoted him, as saying.
"(But) playing golf makes me feel less like a machine, even when there are 10 guys with cameras around," he added.
Meanwhile, rumours are abuzz that the 'Sexyback' singer has impressed the Oscar bosses with his turn ESPY awards so much that they've shortlisted him to host the 2009 Academy awards.