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Rickie Fowler Teaches You How To Skip A Ball On Water

Rickie Fowler teaches you how to skip a ball across a pond while he answers questions about Tiger Woods & More.

Released on 2/22/2017

Credits

Starring: Ricki Fowler

Transcript

00:00
Skip shot, when you see us hit it
00:01
at Augusta every year, on 16.
00:03
I typically choke down, put it
00:04
back in the stance a little bit.
00:06
And the biggest thing is actually
00:08
just hitting the ball solid.
00:09
If you mis-hit it, it does not skip
00:11
or travel across the water very well.
00:14
And lefty.
00:17
And skip.
00:20
This could go anywhere.
00:23
I don't think Tiger's out here today,
00:25
people were asking that question.
00:26
He's not.
00:27
I don't know, he might be out here later.
00:30
[Ashley] What's the best prank you've seen on tour?
00:32
[Rickie] I did a good one to Danny
00:33
at the Players last year.
00:34
I got, put shaving cream in his shoes
00:36
and he actually put 'em on.
00:37
[Ashley] No.
00:38
Why would you do that?
00:39
[Rickie] That was good.
00:40
[Ashley] What's your favorite golf course
00:41
on or off the tours?
00:44
Favorite golf course, I love Royal County Down
00:46
up in Northern Ireland.
00:48
Some of the courses in the US I love,
00:49
obviously love Augusta.
00:50
Shinnecock, one of my favorites, up in Long Island.
00:53
And Torrey Pines South Course.
00:55
What do you think right before hitting a shot?
00:59
Don't screw up.
01:00
[Ashley] And what's your favorite hole at Augusta?
01:02
Favorite hole at Augusta.
01:04
Number 12.
01:05
(electronic beat)
01:11
Got 'em!
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