Comedian Lewis Black on Golf

Stand-up comedian, actor and author Lewis Black began grooving a horrific swing 50 years ago. In this exclusive he elaborates on the time, money, and effort he dedicates to the game he loves.

Released on 5/7/2012

Credits

Starring: Lewis Black

Transcript

00:03
Hi, Lewis Black here.
00:04
I'm here with the folks from Golf Digest,
00:07
and let me just say,
00:09
the amount of money that I have put into this game,
00:12
and I'm talking about clubs, balls, hats, gloves,
00:16
the whole thing,
00:18
plus greens fees, lunches at a course,
00:20
drinks I have to have on the course,
00:23
if you took all of that money, if I took every penny of it,
00:27
and applied it to let's say, my education,
00:31
I could be a brain surgeon right now.
00:34
Do you realize that?
00:35
The time, the money, the energy and the effort
00:38
that I've devoted to a game that really,
00:43
allows me what?
00:44
What does golf allow me as a human being?
00:47
It allows me to hate myself more than I do in my daily life.
00:52
That's what golf gives me.
00:53
It's like going to a therapist.
00:55
You think, wow, my life stinks.
00:58
But you get out on the golf course and you realize,
00:59
hey, my life's not so bad.
01:01
I could be doing this all the time.
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