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If Larry the Cable Guy wrote the Rules of Golf

We asked the comedian along with actor Jack Wagner, Jerry Rice, and Charles Barkley to tell us the rules they'd like to change most in golf.

Released on 1/18/2017

Transcript

00:00
(cheerful music)
00:03
Let's see, if I could change one rule in golf,
00:06
people can be noisy around the green.
00:07
That would add a lot to the sport, I think.
00:10
I think you should get a mulligan
00:11
on the front and the back nine.
00:13
You should be able to buy one mulligan a round.
00:16
We need to get back to the intent of golf and the rules,
00:21
not the specifics.
00:23
I think the dumbest rule in golf, hands down,
00:25
is when you're in the fairway in a divot,
00:27
you can't move your ball.
00:29
How can you get penalized for striping it down the middle
00:32
on Sunday when there's 50 divots in the same spot?
00:36
Divots in the fairway
00:37
because if you hit the ball in the fairway,
00:40
it shouldn't be in a divot.
00:42
I'd say no matter where the ball lays,
00:44
you can get a club length from any spot on the golf course,
00:47
if that gets you out of the sand or out from behind a tree.
00:50
I think players got to know
00:51
that you have to think your way around a golf course.
00:54
You know, I think the game is great the way it is.
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