Hybrids

In the February "My Tech" video, David Owen demonstrates his love of hybrids.

Released on 1/4/2012

Credits

Starring: David Owen

Transcript

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(Ragtime piano music)
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[Voiceover] They say you can't build a build
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a better mousetrap,
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and you can't for mousetraps
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but you can for golf clubs.
00:07
My first set of golf clubs had a two-iron that
00:09
looked like a butter knife welded to the end
00:11
of a curtain rod.
00:12
It was impossible to hit.
00:12
In fact, my elbows still hurt
00:15
from hitting bad shots with it.
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But I wasn't the only golfer who couldn't hit a two-iron,
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but now, nobody has to because now
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we have a better mousetrap--hybrids.
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A hybrid is technologically advanced.
00:25
When I asked an equipment guy what makes hybrids
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easy to hit,
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he said it's because they're
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perimeter-weighted like game improvement irons.
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That's this part back here.
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That makes them as easy to hit as a fairway wood,
00:34
or a driver off the tee.
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That's why it's called a hybrid because it combines the best
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qualities of two different things.
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Hybrids are also a big part of what my friend, Tony,
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and I call hybrid lifestyle, which mainly consists
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of playing golf when other people are at work,
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and never using irons.
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There's other examples of using the hybrid lifestyle,
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like, working on your putting while you are watching
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the Golf Channel,
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or practicing your grip while you are driving the car,
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or exercising while you write your Golf Digest column.
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But the foundation of the hybrid lifestyle is always
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the hybrid,
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and you can use it for a lot of different things.
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(Ragtime piano music)
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Any job is easy if you have the right tool.
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(Ragtime piano music)
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