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How Jordan Spieth Plays Golf at Home

We caught up with Jordan Spieth to talk about betting, booze and what his casual rounds of golf are like.

Released on 2/5/2018

Transcript

00:00
(fun upbeat music)
00:23
Hey, I'm Jordan Spieth.
00:24
These are my rules for playing golf.
00:27
That's good, that's gimme.
00:30
That'll do.
00:33
No, no, I'm awful.
00:37
If you've seen any of the SB2K 16 or 17 videos,
00:41
there's some pretty aggressive shot tracers
00:44
on my drives after a few beverages.
00:47
So I'm no good after having anything to drink.
00:57
Yeah, no Joke, straightest ball I've hit in five years.
01:01
My favorite game to play, when we have our games in Dallas'
01:04
is called Wolf.
01:05
You have four players.
01:06
You hit in turn on each tee.
01:08
And pick your partner, based on your tee shot.
01:11
It becomes a lot of fun, especially the last three holes.
01:13
The person who's in last gets to pick his partner.
01:16
And that's where the pressure
01:17
kind of mounts is 16, 17 and 18.
01:25
Yeah.
01:30
Not much, I mean, we normally play
01:32
for a couple hundred dollars here or there,
01:34
but it's just amazing.
01:37
I'll be on 18, and there's a put,
01:39
for a $250 swing, and I'm feeling
01:42
the same pressure that I feel when it's a put to get third
01:46
instead of seventh in a tournament,
01:48
which is essentially the difference
01:49
of half a million dollars,
01:50
and I feel the exact same pressure for $250 at home.
01:54
I'll go over the tree in the corner here.
01:57
When I'm playing at home, I'm super fast.
01:59
It's when I start getting all dialed in on the course
02:01
in turn of play, talking with Michael sometimes,
02:03
we get kind of elongated.
02:05
But when we're just messing around at home,
02:07
it's fast playing golf.
02:09
You want me to just hit over your head, okay.
02:16
Yeah, we always have at least one speaker going.
02:19
Sometimes, we have two or three carts playing
02:20
different kinds of music, and you pull up to the tee,
02:23
and it's all competing with each other,
02:25
but we always have speakers on.
02:31
I did it, go in, go in!
02:34
Ahhh, no, stay out of the water!
02:37
(upbeat music)
02:40
I'll leave it.
02:41
There's a lot of it, when we play our games.
02:43
Especially when we play on tour, like if I'm playing
02:46
me and Justin versus, say Ricky and Phil,
02:49
there's constant trash talking.
02:51
Phil heckling about when you win three green jackets,
02:55
that's when you can talk, or something like that.
02:58
160, 180.
03:05
Alright, I think I have a decent idea.
03:08
(bouncy music)
03:10
It was probably college golf
03:12
the last time I walked and carried my own bag.
03:14
I'm a little ashamed of that,
03:15
because I think that's the purest form of golf.
03:17
If riding in a cart means we can play in three hours,
03:20
in a foursome instead of playing in four and a half,
03:22
there's another hour and a half to go get work done.
03:24
So, it's more of creating more time in the day
03:27
than it is I just really want to ride versus walk.
03:37
That wind is cool.
03:39
(laughing)
03:41
It got closer. I was trying to fly it further, alright.
03:47
I'll leave it, it's too far away.
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