Rob Riggle - Drill Sergeant: Celebrities in Golf Carts
Rob Riggle talks with Golf Digest about his life goals, how he joined Saturday Night Live, parenting, and getting older before facing off against Mark Willard in a contest to see who can hit a paper target with the loser doing 50 push ups.
Released on 1/10/2017
|Starring:||Rob Riggle and Mark Willard|
[Mark] Guys will get all too ashamed.
Like we don't ask for directions
because it's too embarrassing.
Well, that's how people are in golf.
They're like, I got this, I know what I'm doing.
I'm pronating when I should be supinating.
You don't know what you're doing.
This is Celebrities in Golf Carts.
Good to see ya, man. How are you?
Good! Thanks for being out here.
What a beautiful day, beautiful course.
It's gonna be great until I star hitting them.
[Mark] Holy smokes!
What just happened?
And cut, let's go back to the clubhouse.
[Mark] Are you a guy who tinkers?
Or do you work on the game?
[Rob] Yeah, I practice, but here's the thing,
like I don't know what I'm doing.
So it's like running really hard,
but you don't know if you're going in the right direction.
Yeah. You don't know
where you're going. (golf balls thud)
I watch videos online every now and then,
and I was like, How do I chip this damn ball?
(Rob yells angrily)
And there was a little video and I was like,
Okay, that makes sense.
I'm going to try that tomorrow.
I tried it today and it worked.
My secret's out now.
Yeah, the Internet's gonna explode after people see this.
Yes, Google Rob Riggle's Tips.
Okay. (laughs loudly)
I gotta go out and make a bunch of videos today.
(upbeat guitar music)
[Mark] You wrote down on a piece of paper,
I want to be on Saturday Night Live.
[Mark] Ten years later,
you're on Saturday Night Live.
[Rob] It's important to put it out there.
It's important to declare what you want.
I'm a second lieutenant down at Corpus Christi, Texas.
I have no connection to the comedy world,
I had never been on stage.
I hadn't done anything, I just knew what I was going to do.
You don't have to know how you're going to get there,
you just have to know what you want.
I've gotta learn how to hit that shot.
I'm going to buy a video.
Almost ten years to the day,
I got a call from Lorne Michaels asking to join
the cast of Saturday Night Live.
If there's a will, there's a way.
I also want to be a PGA golfer...
Come on, ball!
That's probably not going to pan out, I'll be honest.
[Mark] Don't give up.
[Rob] I put a little Icy Hot on my leg today,
because I'm old,
and then I rubbed my eye.
[Mark] What do you consider old?
[Rob] You know, these days it's all changed.
I know. 40 is the new 30.
I noticed you do the same thing I do,
sometime you bend over to get a putt.
(Mark and Rob grunt)
That is a very distinct, I'm moving up there, sound.
[Mark] It's either I'm bending over to get a golf ball,
or it's half time and I need to go get a drink.
(Mark and Rob grunt)
[Rob] A lot of times you just make that sound
in the hopes that someone else go,
You know what, I'll get it.
It's almost like a cry for help in a way.
[Mark] You have two kids?
I've got a 10-year-old daughter
and a six-year-old boy.
[Mark] I have a seven year old boy.
[Rob] Best ages.
[Mark] I take him golfing all the time.
Do you take them golfing?
I've taken my boy to the driving range.
He's still a little young.
Things are still flopping and wobbly,
and what he doesn't realize,
he thinks you're playing golf
but you're getting information.
Hey, what's going on in your life?
How are your friends?
What's that squirrelly guy you hang out with?
You have great conversations, you get to know your family.
My daughter and my son, I hope they both play.
[Mark] What about a 10-year-old daughter?
How do you plan handling when boys call?
You know, subtle.
I mean you're Rob Riggle, you're a former Marine.
Subtle to me.
Which is I answer the door sharpening my KA-bar.
Oh hey, Tommy, you're here.
Hey, come on in.
I hold up a piece of paper and I slice.
And the whole time my daughter
will just be rolling her eyes going,
Don't worry, Tommy, he's not gonna do anything.
And I'll be looking at him going, I'm going to kill you.
Yes, I will.
[Mark] I feel silly almost saying this,
but there's never been a birdie on this show before.
[Rob] I don't know how that's possible.
[Mark] Soft chip and a putt.
We're there in two on a par five.
[Rob] Sit down.
This is huge. This is huge.
[Mark] Alright, Rob, you're our only hope.
[Rob] Here goes nothin'.
(suspenseful bongo music)
[Mark] Come on, ball!
Come on, ball!
Come on, ball!
(Mark and Rob cheer loudly)
Just in the side door for the bird.
On the ninth hole, my friend.
And you caught that on film for all of America to see?
Tell me you're going to use that one.
How many feet was that?
I'll let you guess because if it's me I'm like,
It was a 50 footer.
By dinnertime tonight, that's 70 footer.
[Rob] I'm just glad I have the first birdie on your show.
Rob, let's finish up with a little competition.
Three shots each, most shots on target wins.
Loser does 50 push ups.
Swing and a miss.
That was close. (buzzer)
(Mark and Rob groan)
There it is.
[Mark] You hit this one, I'm on the ground.
That was deadly too.
I want a good position.
Get your back down.
You've got a long way to go, Mark.
We're going to be here all day.
You've got a long way to go.
(camera lens snaps)
Put your back into it.
Give me one for the core.