2-Time World Long Drive Champion Jamie Sadlowski

2-time World Long Drive champion Jamie Sadlowski joins us on Callaway Live to share his history of smashing 400 yard drives and to fill us in on a VERY important announcement.

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Released on 9/15/2016

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Starring: Jamie Sadlowski

Transcript

00:01
Hey Chris, so excited for the show tonight.
00:04
Yeah.
00:05
Jamie Sadlowski's on the show
00:06
and I've really been working hard on my golf swing,
00:09
doing a lot of the same things Jamie does,
00:10
a lot of extension and really trying
00:13
to lengthen my golf swing out.
00:14
Yeah.
00:15
Check this out.
00:15
I think it's pretty much like his.
00:16
It's a lot of extension and really long.
00:19
How's that look?
00:20
No, well, no, you want to be way more ...
00:22
Ow, ow, ow, ow! Stop, stop, stop, stop!
00:24
What the hell is wrong with you?
00:26
You didn't say the instruction safe word.
00:28
Oh, Velardo, you're killing me.
00:30
Don't you got a show to do?
00:31
Live show?
00:32
No script?
00:33
What could possibly go wrong?
00:52
Hey, how's it going?
00:56
How are you guys?
00:58
Good to see you.
00:59
Thanks for being here.
01:02
Thank you very much.
01:03
This is Callaway Live.
01:04
Why are you laughing?
01:07
No.
01:09
You would hardly even know
01:10
that none of us are professional talents
01:12
at any of the activities we're doing around here.
01:14
Am I right Amanda? Well, except for you.
01:15
I guess you're ... Thank you.
01:16
A lot of us. Yeah, sorry about that.
01:18
No insult meant.
01:19
I'm Harry Arnett. This is Callaway Live.
01:22
What a week this is.
01:23
We're coming off of a big golf event
01:24
we're not allowed to talk about.
01:27
As a matter of fact, we're so not allowed to talk about it,
01:30
they sent us a letter that was like five pages long
01:33
of all the stuff we're not allowed to do.
01:35
We can't mention anything about it on social.
01:37
We can't talk about it anywhere at all.
01:40
I can't even talk at home about it, which is really weird.
01:42
It's one of the reasons
01:44
that we sent Hashtag Chad on vacation,
01:46
so that he wouldn't mess up this week.
01:50
If any of you guys have been around Hashtag Chad
01:51
on vacation ...
01:53
Check this out.
01:54
This is Hashtag Chad's version of a vacation.
01:57
Here he is.
01:57
Every opportunity that he does is a selfie opportunity.
02:00
Here he is at the pool, selfie stick hanging out.
02:06
Here he is.
02:06
He likes to sleep in on vacation.
02:08
There he is, selfie stick, still.
02:14
Remember that vacation he went,
02:15
when he went running with the bulls?
02:16
There he is, selfie stick.
02:19
There's no, absolutely no ...
02:21
Here he is, having a lovely picnic with his wife.
02:25
There he is, selfie stick.
02:27
Oh, chicken nuggets.
02:28
He went all out on that picnic, there for Hashtag Chad.
02:33
Swimming with the wife.
02:34
There he is, with the sharks, selfie stick.
02:38
Every vacation Hashtag.
02:41
That went over very poorly, I might add.
02:45
He's not here, so we can make fun of him.
02:47
I'll tell you who is here,
02:48
one of our favorite guys of any
02:49
of the guys that we know on Team Callaway.
02:52
Jamie Sadlowski is here, two time long drive champion.
02:54
We'll be right back with Amanda Balionis
02:57
and Jamie Sadlowski, right after this.
02:59
(cheering and applause)
03:12
Todd Firestone with Callaway 30 Seconds To Better.
03:15
We're talking about short putts right now.
03:17
A drill that I like to use because I see a lot
03:20
of my members get very handsy,
03:22
is I want you to just lock a ball in,
03:24
in between your right forearm and the putter grip
03:27
and actually set up to the ball
03:29
and make some putting strokes.
03:31
What this will do,
03:32
it's going to take your hands out of it
03:35
and make it more one piece.
03:44
Hey, welcome back to Callaway Live.
03:47
I'm Harry Arnett.
03:50
For Jamie Sadlowski,
03:52
we actually have a fully stocked bar tonight, do we not?
03:55
We did until Jamie came ...
03:56
Jamie came.
03:57
And now it's all gone.
03:58
It's a Canadian rule.
03:59
Any time we have a Canadian on the show
04:00
we have to go fully stocked bar.
04:01
You guys know Jamie.
04:03
Two time World Long Drive Champion.
04:05
He's one of our absolute favorite guys in the World.
04:08
He's doing us a favor being on Callaway Live tonight.
04:10
He's right here.
04:11
Here's Jamie Sadlowski.
04:11
(cheering and applause)
04:14
Hey.
04:15
Good to see you.
04:16
How are you brother? How are you man?
04:17
Have a seat.
04:21
Jamie Sadlowski.
04:22
Thank you.
04:23
(cheering and applause)
04:29
I always am amazed and I know that you get this a lot,
04:31
but now you're dressing like you're hanging out,
04:33
going down to Del Mar, eating sushi
04:36
and maybe having a few pops outfit.
04:39
You, for a guy that hits it so far,
04:41
you just look like a normal dude.
04:43
Yeah.
04:44
It feels good to be a normal sized human
04:45
and be able to hit it far.
04:47
So how did they ...
04:48
I know that you have a hockey background,
04:50
growing up in Canada.
04:51
When did you realize that that translated
04:53
to hitting a golf ball with a lot of anger and aggression?
04:58
Yeah.
04:59
I mean, any sport I ever did was done with velocity.
05:02
Throwing, hitting, golf was no exception.
05:06
Played a little backwards, left handed hockey player,
05:08
right handed golfer.
05:09
Played cross handed until I was 12 or 13 years old.
05:13
Then when I went conventional was
05:15
when I really started hitting it.
05:16
Everything I did was a lot of violence involved.
05:20
At what point did you realize
05:21
I could do this for a living?
05:24
I want to say ...
05:25
I started competing when I was 14.
05:27
The first qualifier I went to I hit it 370 yards.
05:31
As a 14 year old?
05:32
As a 14 year old.
05:33
How big were you?
05:33
I was probably five nine, probably 130 pounds.
05:37
Yeah.
05:38
Not much different than now.
05:39
Yeah, so like five pounds lighter.
05:40
Yeah, I'm like five pounds lighter.
05:41
A little bit taller.
05:42
I stretched out nicely, but I haven't filled in yet.
05:44
I'm waiting on that.
05:45
That's the first qualifier that I went to.
05:48
I ended up winning.
05:49
I went to Junior Worlds that year.
05:50
Did okay.
05:51
Everything just kind of snowballed from there.
05:53
How did people react in the world of long drive
05:56
seeing some rube from Canada come in
06:00
and invade what was typically a pretty insular sport?
06:04
Yeah, I mean before I started,
06:07
Jason Zuback, who's a guy from just down the road from me,
06:12
won four World Championships at the time.
06:15
He's a legend.
06:16
The legend of the sport.
06:17
Yeah.
06:18
Between the two of us there's one point, where I believe,
06:22
I think we owned seven of the possible 14
06:25
or 15 World Long Drive Championships.
06:27
Being from Alberta where it's eight months of winter
06:30
and four months of summer and miserable,
06:32
there's got to be something in that Alberta beef.
06:34
Yeah, or as a guy in Minnesota once told me,
06:37
There's no such thing as summer.
06:38
It's just winter doesn't stay as cold.
06:41
Correct.
06:42
Is that right?
06:43
That's accurate, yeah.
06:44
By the time the lakes melt, it's ...
06:45
So what happened?
06:46
How did you translate being able to really just go after it
06:50
to technique and the things that you have to do
06:53
to maintain that longevity?
06:55
I think a big thing, I mean being a decent athlete
06:58
in any sport I ever did, I was always pretty good at.
07:02
Being a normal sized human, being 170 pounds and not ...
07:07
Do you ever introduce yourself that way?
07:08
I do.
07:09
Jamie Sadlowski, normal size human.
07:10
Yeah, I'm a normal size guy.
07:11
I hope I draw a little inspiration,
07:12
because if you watch our World Long Drive Championships
07:15
you see some guys, that, I mean, are very big.
07:18
For me, it was a lot of technique,
07:20
but just being able to do everything fast
07:22
was a big key for me.
07:24
Now as a hockey player,
07:24
were you known as the guy
07:25
that was the hardest shooter on the ice?
07:28
That was my background, yeah.
07:29
To clear out when you wanted ...
07:31
Didn't hit many nets, but I mean,
07:33
I hurt a lot of people in my day.
07:35
A lot.
07:36
My dad used to make a hockey rink in our backyard.
07:40
It'd be minus 40.
07:40
I'd go hit ball or in the summer I'd hit balls in the net
07:44
and then winter time came around and I broke so many things,
07:49
with a hockey puck and a hammer.
07:51
I had a fetish for the hammer when I was a young boy
07:53
and any glass table got destroyed, for some reason.
07:57
I've carried that through to my elder years
08:00
where I've been on the Golf Channel and broken a few things.
08:03
Yeah, I've been known to break a few things.
08:05
So it was either like professional long drive
08:06
or juvenile detention, basically.
08:10
A little bit of both.
08:11
It was really a lot of both, growing up.
08:13
You kind of got it either way.
08:14
Yeah, it was a combination.
08:15
What do you attribute now to ...
08:18
You see these behemoths that are 300 pounds and huge guys
08:24
and being a, what are we calling it, average size human?
08:27
Normal sized human.
08:29
What do you attribute all of that speed coming from?
08:32
What's a typical competition club head speed for you?
08:35
I think last year I averaged around maybe 148,
08:39
topped out at 151.
08:42
Ball speed, I think my best was 223.
08:45
I mean, violence.
08:47
I was the youngest child.
08:49
I was the youngest child
08:50
and if I didn't know how to defend myself
08:51
my brothers would have killed me.
08:53
I learned at a young age that if I had something in my hands
08:55
I was going to swing it and I was going to swing it fast,
08:58
with the intent to hurt.
09:00
I'm looking at these videos
09:01
and that hurts my back just looking at it.
09:03
I like your smashing the golf ball face there.
09:05
It's nice.
09:06
I did a shoot and the guy said don't make that face.
09:10
I could hit it 280.
09:12
The bird face, it's gotta happen.
09:15
Do you ever envision little pictures of your brothers
09:19
on the golf ball or anything
09:19
Now I do, yeah.
09:20
when you were winding up as a little guy?
09:22
You have to envision something that you draw from the past,
09:25
that really hurt.
09:26
I took a lot of beatings.
09:27
Now, everybody needs a favor.
09:30
Two brothers need a lot of favors.
09:31
Yeah.
09:32
I've met your brother.
09:33
I could see him with his picture on the golf ball,
09:35
growing up as a kid.
09:37
Yeah, he was not nice to me.
09:38
Now you're doing a bunch of shows and exhibits
09:43
or exhibitions throughout the year.
09:44
How do you stay in top physical condition?
09:48
How many air miles will you do in a year?
09:51
I'll do probably 60 corporate outings a year
09:54
and obviously the World Championships in October.
09:56
I try to be fairly fresh for that.
09:57
I'll take a month, month and a half off to prime.
10:00
You know, being built like a teenage girl helps.
10:06
There's not a lot of abuse that goes against my body.
10:08
I've always been fairly lean and that's a big key
10:10
to competing and the flexibility.
10:14
There's two body types, for anyone
10:15
that's every watched long drive.
10:16
You have the guy that's a behemoth
10:18
and you have a guy that's got good technique
10:20
that's not so big, but can put the club,
10:22
obviously in some different positions that they can't.
10:25
A lot of work goes into it.
10:27
I probably travel ...
10:28
I'm on the road 200 days a year.
10:31
I mean, it's hard, but a lot of stretching,
10:33
obviously not a lot of lifting, as you can tell.
10:37
Looking pretty scrawny.
10:38
Yeah, that's the kind of look I like to go for.
10:40
You got some thigh gap working.
10:41
Most common comment.
10:42
Yeah.
10:43
I knew Amanda was going to laugh at that.
10:44
Sorry, man. Thanks a lot, Amanda.
10:45
[Amanda] There's always a point in the show
10:46
where I have to say we need to throw it
10:47
to something else, right now.
10:48
Thigh gap could be that moment for us.
10:49
You started talking about my legs.
10:50
I knew I should have wore pants.
10:51
I know.
10:52
What's the rest of the summer looking like for you?
10:55
I know we have a big announcement we're going to make here,
10:57
in a little bit.
10:57
Yeah.
10:58
We're not going to say anything right now,
10:59
because we have some special effects
11:01
that we're going to have for this.
11:03
We're going to try out today some very special effects
11:05
that Amanda and Jeff are working on,
11:07
specifically for our major announcement we're going to make.
11:10
We're going to break into ...
11:10
I have a bad feeling about this.
11:11
No, you shouldn't.
11:12
You shouldn't.
11:13
That's why we told you to wear shorts.
11:14
You'll be good.
11:15
Thanks for the heads up.
11:17
Right?
11:17
[Amanda] Yes. Correct.
11:18
You and Jeff are working on this.
11:19
It's going to go great.
11:21
Yes, yes.
11:23
She got that weird look in her face again?
11:25
She has no idea what I'm talking about.
11:26
[Jamie] I don't, yeah. No idea.
11:27
This is normally how Amanda and I talk around the office.
11:29
This is how I communicate with him.
11:30
Still the ham and egg show.
11:31
That's right.
11:32
You've been around a bunch of golfers and tour players.
11:35
You've played in a bunch of events.
11:36
Yep.
11:37
Just as a trying to get the ball in the hole.
11:39
How is it different from playing home run derby,
11:42
golf's version of home run derby,
11:43
to actually trying to put a score up?
11:45
Good analogy. I like that, yeah.
11:46
You like that, home run derby?
11:47
Yeah, yeah.
11:48
I was doing you a solid on that one.
11:48
Yep.
11:49
I mean it's very different.
11:50
You go from having six mulligans on every tee
11:52
in the World Championships to you know,
11:54
you hit a tee shot off the line
11:55
and you're stuck behind a tree
11:56
and you're thinking about,
11:58
I'm going to make triple, miss a cut.
12:00
I mean it's been a big change.
12:04
It's something that, you know,
12:05
I've never really practiced and worked on my game.
12:08
I've played four web.com events and made three cuts,
12:10
but on three or four days of practicing
12:13
and haven't dedicated any time.
12:14
It's very different, very stressful.
12:17
A little more stress.
12:17
Yeah, my hairline, you see it.
12:19
I do, yeah.
12:20
Yeah, it's going back.
12:22
You can't blame it on wearing a hat all the time, right?
12:24
We should get a hat and during the break.
12:25
Hold that thought for a second,
12:26
because Amanda has spent a lot of time with tour players.
12:30
Maybe she can serve as a good resource for you,
12:32
going forward ...
12:33
I will say, Jamie, one of the things
12:35
you're going to be asked a lot about is tips, right?
12:37
Yeah.
12:38
I had a chance to talk to you yesterday.
12:39
I said, what is the number one tip you would give people
12:41
at home on how to hit the ball farther?
12:43
You know what his answer was, Harry?
12:44
Just swing faster.
12:46
It's as easy as that.
12:47
I mean, think about it.
12:48
It's not rocket science.
12:50
You're not going to stand here and make the same swing
12:52
and think it's going to go 30 yards farther.
12:55
You know. Apply a little speed.
12:55
Well, okay.
12:56
Do you realize how much video time and wasted time
12:58
you just saved Chris Velardo from giving him that tip?
13:02
You're welcome. Right, so he says that tip,
13:03
but that's how you know he's naturally gifted,
13:04
because for most of us if we try and swing faster,
13:07
it's not going to have the same product
13:10
as what we see with you.
13:12
We talked to Patrick Reed a little bit earlier,
13:14
in Houston, a few weeks ago,
13:15
and I tried to get him to maybe give me some tips,
13:18
especially when you find yourself in maybe the areas
13:22
on the golf course that you don't want to be in.
13:24
Let's see how good his tips are.
13:25
Check it out.
13:32
Patrick, we have all found ourselves in this situation:
13:34
Off the tee, off target, land in the pine straw.
13:37
Really small target if you're not going to lay up.
13:40
How do you attack this?
13:41
That's kind of one of the shots
13:43
where a little missed tee shot,
13:45
especially over here,
13:46
you get in this pine straw, real slippery ...
13:48
You have one, two ,three, you got 11 trees in your way.
13:52
You got park path, you got bushes on the right.
13:57
So here's how it's done.
14:01
(club hits ball)
14:06
Hope that helps.
14:10
(laughter)
14:13
Okay, so maybe even if you're a pro,
14:14
you're not great at giving tips, because once again,
14:16
you're just really naturally talented.
14:18
Harry, after listening to Jamie's tips and Patrick's tips,
14:22
do you think we can go out there
14:24
and put on a little stripe show for the people?
14:25
I feel that's in the cards for us.
14:27
I think so too.
14:28
I also feel like a guy that hits the ball
14:30
as far as Jamie ...
14:31
You probably find yourself in some weird situations.
14:34
Yeah, I find myself in a lot
14:35
of strange positions out there.
14:38
What do you do when you're behind,
14:39
when you're in a position like that?
14:41
Do you just let athletic ability take over?
14:43
I mean, behind a tree,
14:44
you can hit it through it, most of the time.
14:46
You don't really need to curve it any, you can just ...
14:47
Go right through?
14:48
Sometimes you go right through it, yeah,
14:49
depending on how far you need to hit it, but yeah.
14:51
There's a lot of strange things
14:53
that happen when I play golf.
14:54
All right. So are you ready?
14:55
You guys ready for our big, major announcement?
14:57
[Audience] Yeah (cheers and applause)
15:00
All right.
15:01
So we've ...
15:02
I believe this is our first major announcement
15:05
on Callaway Live in the almost two years
15:07
we've been doing the show.
15:08
[Amanda] It's about time.
15:09
Oh yeah, I guess we broke the news
15:10
on One Direction last year, that was,
15:13
it wasn't real but it got us a lot of traffic.
15:16
Lot of traction?
15:17
Are you joining One Direction?
15:18
Is that the news?
15:19
I wish I was.
15:20
Not the news. Okay.
15:20
I wish I was. All right.
15:22
Can we get the ...
15:23
Ethan, can we tee up our extra special mood lighting?
15:27
[Amanda] How about a drum roll?
15:28
(hands drumming on table)
15:30
Oh man, really lighting up my forehead here.
15:31
It doesn't seem that extra special.
15:33
I was led to believe this would be
15:34
like a spotlight on Jamie.
15:35
It's pretty bright in here.
15:36
Yeah.
15:37
Wearing white sneaks.
15:38
Okay.
15:39
Jeff tells me we're going to go tight shot
15:40
on you to make this extra special.
15:42
Oh man.
15:43
I hear him yelling in my ear at someone
15:45
to get tighter, get tighter, get tighter.
15:46
Here we go.
15:47
Oh, there we go.
15:49
Oh, that's way too tight.
15:51
Got to back it off.
15:52
(laughter)
15:54
Back that up!
15:56
All right.
15:57
Let's try it again.
15:57
Let's go tight again.
15:58
Here we go.
15:59
There we go. All right.
16:00
Extra special announcement, Callaway Live,
16:03
what you got for us Jamie?
16:05
I am going to retire from long drive
16:07
and try and play golf for a living.
16:09
Oh.
16:10
(cheers and applause)
16:13
How's that?
16:18
That's legit breaking news.
16:20
That's legit breaking news.
16:24
I'm going to need a loan.
16:26
Can I get a loan?
16:27
Absolutely.
16:28
You know, we have a history of people sort of, not,
16:31
I won't say coming out of nowhere, but people know you.
16:34
Remember Wes Bryan? Yeah.
16:36
No status, people thought he was just a trick shot guy.
16:39
Battle field promotion, three wins on the web.com tour.
16:42
It could happen.
16:43
How did you get to this position?
16:45
I've played four web.com events throughout the years.
16:49
Obviously not practicing, working on my game,
16:50
a couple days here and there, put some time in.
16:53
I made three or four cuts.
16:55
I made one of two on the Canadian tour.
16:58
Doing shows have been great and everything,
17:00
but I think I'd be doing more.
17:02
I have a weapon in my bag that not everybody has.
17:06
If I use it to my ability, I think ...
17:07
A hammer?
17:08
Is it the hammer you were talking about earlier?
17:09
Yes.
17:13
What do you think the biggest change is going to be,
17:15
as we said, once you get out there?
17:17
Do you think it's just going to be getting comfortable
17:19
or is there something you're thinking about
17:20
is actually playing golf?
17:21
I mean, I think a big part of it is working on my game,
17:24
something that I haven't had a chance to do.
17:26
Doing 60 corporate outings a year,
17:29
where I'd have time in between to work on my wedge game
17:31
and do this and that, but with no future of playing golf,
17:34
it was kind of pointless.
17:36
I enjoy playing good golf, but at the same time,
17:38
I know what butters my toast.
17:39
Hitting it 400 yards buttered my toast.
17:42
(laughter)
17:45
That's some serious toast buttering.
17:46
Yeah, definitely.
17:49
Yeah, it's a big change.
17:50
It's something that you go away from something
17:53
that you've done so well for so many years.
17:56
Being in the top eight the last nine straight years
17:59
in the World Long Drive Championships,
18:01
I've been fortunate to win two World Championships
18:02
in those nine years.
18:04
Could have probably won six or seven.
18:06
Didn't.
18:08
But it's definitely going to be a change
18:10
and it's something that I'm looking forward to.
18:12
I felt like last year,
18:13
at the World Long Drive Championships ...
18:15
I know you didn't win it, but ...
18:16
I'd rather not talk about that.
18:18
But I'm going to.
18:19
[Amanda] Too soon.
18:20
Too soon? Yeah.
18:21
I felt like that was really almost the mic drop moment
18:24
because the numbers that you were putting up ...
18:26
I know there were some challenges with the grid
18:28
and the wind and stuff, but the numbers
18:30
that you were putting up, I thought, as I was watching it,
18:33
how is he going to top this?
18:34
Yeah.
18:35
Just from a numbers standpoint.
18:36
Yeah, especially in the semifinals.
18:37
I think I hit five in and handled the guy
18:42
I was hitting against pretty nicely.
18:44
I seen a couple ball speeds that were 223.
18:47
That's kind of, you know.
18:48
Yeah, rarefied air.
18:49
That's getting after it.
18:51
Then in the next match, I hit them all out of play.
18:54
It happens once a year, which is something tough.
18:56
You just can't rebound.
18:58
If you have a bad week, you miss a cut.
19:00
You know, next week you tee it up, you got a chance.
19:02
That's not the thing with long drive.
19:04
I think that's been a stressful part of the job, for sure.
19:07
You have one crack at it.
19:09
You can't have any error.
19:11
Where tour golf, obviously,
19:12
the hard part is getting your card, getting status.
19:15
That's the stressful part.
19:16
I think once you're out there,
19:18
momentum carries you through a lot of events.
19:21
In long drive, your momentum better happen
19:23
within three days, otherwise there is no momentum
19:26
because you wait another 12 months to have that redemption.
19:30
It still pisses me off.
19:33
I'm still angry about that.
19:34
I can tell.
19:35
I think that that also, I think, has driven you somewhat.
19:38
You had a great qualifying for the US Open, this year,
19:43
during the local qualifying
19:44
and then making it to sectionals.
19:45
Did that give you confidence that you could do this?
19:47
It did.
19:48
I mean, the confidence started happening,
19:49
playing the web.com events.
19:52
I've played fairly well.
19:54
I've made three or four cuts.
19:56
It's something that I haven't worked at.
19:57
I haven't ...
19:58
I don't know how good I can get.
19:59
I mean, it's a shot in the dark
20:00
because there's a lot of great players
20:01
out there, as we know.
20:04
I've never worked on it.
20:06
Winning the local qualifier, shot 65,
20:08
with McCord on my back, which is a miracle.
20:11
For all of you that don't know McCord, you know,
20:13
it probably could have been 60 that day,
20:15
but he's a five shot penalty because he never shuts up.
20:17
(laughter)
20:20
I hit so many good shots that day.
20:22
I'd look over at him and I'd say, Was that a good shot?
20:25
He goes, Where were you aiming?
20:26
I said, Right ...
20:27
He goes, Well, yeah. You're aiming there,
20:29
so why is that ...?
20:30
So a guy that doesn't appreciate, you know,
20:32
good golf shots, because he watches it every day,
20:34
from the best players in the world.
20:36
Yeah, that's kind of a turning point.
20:37
Then playing the sectional, I didn't play well.
20:40
I played with Tony Finau and Troy Merritt.
20:43
There's, in my eyes, there's not much difference,
20:46
just refining my game and trying to get
20:49
in the hole a little bit quicker.
20:50
So what's the fall going to look like?
20:51
Can I assume you're not,
20:52
you won't be doing the World Championships this year?
20:54
Yeah, so that's the big thing.
20:55
First time I'll miss Worlds since 2003, which is a big deal.
20:59
I mean, I know that when I teed up
21:01
in the World Championships I have a good chance to win.
21:03
I'm turning down, obviously, that opportunity,
21:05
but I'm going to play a couple Asian tour events.
21:08
I'm going to play in Indonesia, the Indonesian Masters.
21:11
Then I'm going to play the next week in Macau, China.
21:14
As we all know how valuable starts are,
21:17
I wasn't the biggest fan of that when it presented itself,
21:20
but it's so hard to gain status.
21:23
I'm going to go to Q-School here, in September, before that.
21:25
I'll be kind of good to go and hopefully move on
21:28
to the next stage and then go over to Asia.
21:31
It's all about learning now.
21:32
It's a different ball game.
21:33
It's, when I step on the tee
21:35
I don't have five more in my pocket.
21:37
I have one that needs to be found, needs to be hit again.
21:40
It's a different strategy,
21:42
but it's something that I'm looking forward to.
21:44
I always play golf with like
21:46
five or six golf balls in my pocket.
21:47
I think you should try that.
21:48
I agree.
21:49
I don't see what the problem is with mulligans.
21:51
Yeah.
21:52
But.
21:53
Busy fall.
21:54
Going into the spring and whole different ball ...
21:57
I'm not counting them out, Amanda, I don't know about you,
21:59
but I've seen this guy do,
22:02
whenever he sets his mind to something, he accomplishes it.
22:05
I don't see why this would be any different.
22:06
And like you said,
22:07
you already have a huge advantage off the tee,
22:09
like nothing we've ever seen.
22:10
If you're able to harness that accurately,
22:12
even semi-accurately, it's going to be good.
22:15
Semi.
22:16
See, I like that.
22:17
Semi-accurately.
22:17
If you can find it, you can hit it.
22:19
Go find it.
22:20
Exactly. Absolutely.
22:22
If you can find it and it's between the pipes,
22:23
somewhere in the general direction, you're in good shape.
22:27
All right.
22:28
Hey, you know what we should do, one last time?
22:29
Let's get the dramatic lighting one last time, just for ...
22:33
Zoom in, real quick.
22:35
Let's get a close up, right here.
22:37
There we go.
22:39
See that?
22:40
That's the hairline of a 48 year old.
22:42
There is the soon to be the newest member of the PGA tour.
22:45
After several wins,
22:47
we hope you'll come back and be on the show.
22:49
You know you're in a room with no bigger fans of yours
22:52
than the people in this room.
22:53
Our company for sure is behind you 100%.
22:57
I know that you're going to get all the goals
22:59
that you want in front of you,
23:01
because that's the way you are.
23:03
Best company in the world.
23:04
I love the dramatic lighting on that too.
23:05
Yeah, that's good.
23:06
[Amanda] That time it got way more emotional.
23:07
I almost caught a tear in Jamie's eye,
23:08
there too, when I was saying that.
23:09
See if they go to that.
23:10
Thanks again for being here, Jamie.
23:11
Thanks, H.
23:12
Best of luck. Appreciate it.
23:13
We'll see you next time on Callaway Live.
23:15
Next week we've got two shows.
23:17
Seamus Golf as well as Greg Maddux,
23:20
next week on Callaway Live.
23:22
Thanks everybody.
23:25
Yeah.
23:26
Yeah.
23:27
(cheers and applause)
23:33
Jamie Sadlowski.
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