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The Curious Saga of Emiliano Grillo's Missing Golf Bag

Emiliano Grillo's golf bag was lost on its way to Rio, but luckily made it back to him before the start of golf's return to the Olympics.

Released on 8/11/2016

Transcript

00:00
So we had a connection going through Miami,
00:04
which we lost the connection because of weather.
00:09
So from there we had to take a new flight
00:12
from Miami all the way to New York.
00:15
And they didn't have a straight flight to Rio
00:17
so we had to go through Sao Paulo, alright?
00:21
So, the bags made it to New York, but out of four bags
00:26
we don't know why they only made three bags
00:29
and one got lost, which it was my golf clubs.
00:32
So the thing was, they didn't know where it was.
00:36
So that was the thing that got us worried.
00:40
And so the bags went from New York,
00:46
we had a flight that departed at 7:30 from New York.
00:50
And the bags departed from New York to Lima,
00:53
which is Peru, and departed at midnight.
00:58
And the bags were in Sao Paulo yesterday the whole day.
01:02
I mean, they were there, we were there.
01:03
We asked for the bags but they didn't know they were there.
01:09
[Interviewer] How much feedback did you get
01:12
from the airlines from your tweets?
01:14
[Interviewer] Um, That started
01:15
going crazy? Actually quite a lot,
01:16
that was the thing that helped us.
01:17
I actually recommend everybody, if you get your bag lost,
01:21
tweet it, tweet it.
01:23
Don't even wish it, mean it, calling them because,
01:26
they don't pay attention when they call.
01:28
I mean, you get thousands of bags lost,
01:31
but I don't know, somehow they get it quicker
01:34
when you tweet it.
01:35
[Interviewer] How much space is on your bag
01:36
for a Twitter logo?
01:39
Quite a lot. (interviewer laughing)
01:41
There's always space. (interviewing laughing)
01:43
Put it that way.
01:44
[Interviewer] Price for everything.
01:45
There's a price for everything.
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