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Henrik Stenson Gives Golf Lesson to Amateur American... in Swedish

Henrik Stenson attempts to give a golf lesson to an amateur American, entirely in Swedish. Starring PGA Pro Henrik Stenson

Released on 4/5/2016

Credits

Starring: Henrik Stenson

Transcript

00:00
Hi, I'm Henrik Stenson,
00:01
and Golf Digest have challenged me
00:02
to give Becca a lesson in Swedish,
00:04
and she doesn't understand a word,
00:06
so let's see how this goes.
00:08
[Becca] Hey, I'm Becca.
00:09
Hey, Henrik.
00:10
(speaking Swedish)
00:10
So thanks for giving me a lesson.
00:11
I'm desperate for some help.
00:13
I'm obsessed with golf, but I'm terrible.
00:15
Do you think you can, maybe, in five minutes,
00:17
make me go pro?
00:20
(speaking Swedish)
00:26
Oh, good, so I'll be going pro in 2017,
00:29
I think that's what he said.
00:31
That sounds good.
00:32
(speaking Swedish)
00:34
Okay, this is my dress, I have that good spine tilt.
00:37
(speaking Swedish)
00:38
[Becca] I'm just not, I'm just gonna go for it, I guess.
00:39
I think he thinks I'm doing a good job.
00:41
(speaking Swedish)
00:45
[Becca] What'd you think?
00:46
(speaking Swedish)
00:52
My backswing?
00:53
Wider?
00:54
(speaking Swedish)
00:58
That's good.
00:59
Oh, I think he likes this, okay.
01:00
What about here?
01:02
Should I show you where I normally stop?
01:04
(speaking Swedish)
01:13
My feet aren't straight.
01:15
My feet aren't straight, I think I got it.
01:19
Oh, no.
01:20
(speaking Swedish)
01:22
I think I maybe swung too big or something.
01:24
(speaking Swedish)
01:30
Oh, he thinks I'm matching.
01:32
That's the one thing you gotta be good at.
01:34
If you can't hit, at least you gotta look good.
01:37
Okay.
01:39
Okay, so maybe, the bigger turn, this time, I think.
01:45
That was pretty good.
01:47
A little to the right.
01:48
(speaking Swedish)
01:53
I totally agree.
01:54
Everything you said, I'm gonna work on that this time.
01:56
(speaking Swedish)
01:57
Maybe I'll do practice swings.
01:59
Do you think practice swings are good?
02:00
Or do you think just go for it?
02:01
(speaking Swedish)
02:08
Oh, you go really fast.
02:09
Is that how you get them to go so long?
02:12
Yeah, absolute.
02:13
Oh, wow, I got that, absolute, okay.
02:15
Oh, we're doing a drill.
02:17
Oh, am I practicing, that whipping sound.
02:21
We should do a contest at the end of this.
02:23
I might be able to beat you.
02:25
(speaking Swedish)
02:27
Was that good?
02:28
Should I try?
02:29
(speaking Swedish)
02:29
Big whipping sound, this one.
02:33
(ball hits tree)
02:34
Well, I think it went hard into the trees.
02:37
So that's progress?
02:37
(speaking Swedish)
02:39
So I think if I can go really hard,
02:41
but get it straight.
02:42
(speaking Swedish)
02:46
A-ha!
02:49
[Becca] Sign me up!
02:50
You guys!
02:51
(speaking Swedish)
02:54
Was that as good for you as it was for me?
02:57
(speaking Swedish)
03:00
I think next time we gotta do
03:01
a five-minute Swedish lesson.
03:03
Imagine how good I'd get then
03:04
if I actually understood what you were saying.
03:05
(speaking Swedish)
03:07
We'll get a drink after this.
03:08
(speaking Swedish)
03:10
I'm good at that, too.
03:13
Thanks so much, that was so fun!
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