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Larry Fitzgerald Tests Out the Latest Golf Equipment at Golf Digest's Hot List Summit

NFL wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald joins Golf Digest editors at the Hot List Testing Summit where he tests the newest golf equipment.

Released on 1/14/2016

Credits

Starring: Larry Fitzgerald

Transcript

00:01
[Woman] A little more to the right
00:02
and you would have gotten the cart guy.
00:03
(laughing)
00:04
[Larry] I've hit a few cart guys in my day.
00:05
(electronic music)
00:17
How you guys doin'?
00:21
[Woman] Nice.
00:30
Yes.
00:31
This is the Hot List Summit.
00:33
We're trying to find out
00:34
what real golfers say about real clubs.
00:37
I don't know if I'm a real golfer, but ah.
00:38
Well, we'll find out pretty quick.
00:40
I'll give you some feedback.
00:45
The cool thing that's happening with drivers, you know,
00:47
is that they're all adjustable.
00:49
[Woman] We're adjusting everything all day,
00:51
to try and give them the best fit that they can get.
00:53
[Man] We adjusted it a degree and a half down.
00:57
[Larry] I'm an equipment-changer kinda guy.
00:59
(laughing)
01:00
If I feel like it can help my game, I'm gonna change it.
01:02
I like a certain thing, I like,
01:04
you know, not too flashy of a driver.
01:06
I like a certain sound.
01:08
I don't like a lot of noise when I'm hitting the ball.
01:11
Oo, that's a dead sound in there.
01:14
So, I think you have something that you're comfortable with
01:16
and you kinda know what you like and what you don't like,
01:18
but, when you're dealing with this type of equipment,
01:20
that's the best in the world,
01:21
so, everything you're hitting is quality,
01:23
but, it comes down to preference.
01:24
[Woman] So, I grabbed the Nike Engage,
01:27
and the Callaway, and the Taylor Made.
01:33
For someone whose only been playing for two years,
01:35
you hit a lot of draws.
01:37
[Larry] Is that a good thing?
01:37
It's really good, yeah.
01:38
[Larry] No, it's not a good thing.
01:40
(laughing)
01:40
That draw, turns into a hook
01:42
really, really, really quick.
01:45
I like the feel of these.
01:46
[Woman] Yeah, you're hitting those really well.
01:48
[Larry] Alright, I don't like this four iron.
01:50
It just feels heavier, which I like.
01:53
[Woman] These must be a little short for you.
01:54
[Larry] Yeah, can you tell?
01:56
(laughing)
01:58
Struggling with this.
01:59
[Woman] Yeah, that's alright.
02:00
Mike couldn't hit it either.
02:02
Let me see you hit this.
02:05
[Woman] Not bad though.
02:08
[Larry] I'll destroy you out of the sand.
02:11
I know you don't want to get your shoes dirty though.
02:14
[Man] What are you looking for
02:15
when you hit this bunker shot?
02:17
Like, do you just wanna get it out on the green?
02:19
That's my main goal, to get it out of.
02:21
[Man] When this wedge is squared off a little too much,
02:24
it'll dig too much in the sand,
02:26
so, if you can open that thing up a little more.
02:28
Okay.
02:28
[Man] And then it will bounce
02:29
through that sand way easier.
02:31
The next time you come to Detroit,
02:32
don't beat up on my Lions so bad man.
02:34
It's not personal, just business man.
02:36
(laughing)
02:37
[Larry] It's impossible to master.
02:38
Trying to get to my left side consistently
02:40
is tough.
02:42
[Woman In Blue Skirt] There could be something
02:43
that's holding that back, you know what I mean?
02:44
[Larry] It's me.
02:45
(laughing)
02:51
Oh, if you hit it.
02:52
[Woman In Grey] Almost.
02:53
Well, you know what Gary Player said?
02:54
[Larry] What'd he say?
02:55
[Woman In Grey] The only reason why you look up
02:56
is because you're not confident that it's gonna go in.
02:59
[Larry] There we go.
03:00
[Woman In Grey] There it is.
03:03
[Larry] You want to see it go in,
03:03
that's the things that's cool about it.
03:05
[Woman In Grey] Wait, the sound is the sweet sound.
03:12
Yes, ah.
03:13
[Man In Grey Shirt] What do you think?
03:14
My back is tight.
03:15
(laughing)
03:16
Well, that would make you like every other tester.
03:19
[Larry] But, I had a great time.
03:20
It was really cool to be able to see some
03:21
of the new technology that will be coming out here soon,
03:24
and be able to work with the expert staff
03:25
you guys have put together.
03:26
I mean, you guys are unbelievable in terms of your knowledge
03:28
and helping me get kinda get dialed in
03:30
on what's best for me.
03:32
I'm gonna take a couple days, get in the ice tub,
03:33
go see the masseuses over there
03:35
and get this low back worked on
03:36
and I'll be back at it.
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