Rickie Fowler's Big Win, A Beauty Contestant Golfer & A Bogus World Record

GolfDigest.com's Alex Myers reviews Rickie Fowler's win in Abu Dhabi and other big moments in golf last week.

Released on 1/27/2016

Transcript

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I'm Alex Myers and welcome to another
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edition of The Grind.
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Golf's top variety column.
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That appears on GolfDigest.com
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on Mondays.
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On Tuesdays.
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Here's what we're buying and selling this week.
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We're buying Rickie Fowler's play
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at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.
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That's now four wins in the last
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eight months for Fowler who has now ascended to number four
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in the official world golf ranking.
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However, we're selling all this big four talk.
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Even Rickie says to do that until he wins a major.
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I'm also not completely sold on those high-tops just yet.
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Although, I gotta admit they look
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a little less ridiculous when you're holing out
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from everywhere on the golf course.
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I'm also buying Jason Dufner
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who won on the PGA Tour for the first time
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in more than two years.
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I'm really happy for Jason because he's been through
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a lot in those two years.
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He had those 47 winless starts,
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that whole divorce with his wife, Amanda,
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and of course, the debacle that was the Johnny Manziel era
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for his Cleveland Browns.
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Rough times indeed.
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I'm also selling the bogus Guinness World Record
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set last week by soccer star Aaron Ramsey
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who juggled a golf ball 61 times in 30 seconds.
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Now I have no shot at doing such a thing,
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but our young friend, Matty Du Plessis,
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already sent us a new video of him crushing the record.
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Well done, Matty.
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Now the more pressing matters,
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This Week in Models Playing Golf.
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It turns out that a Ms. Universe Canada contestant
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plays golf.
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And that she made a hole-in-one last week.
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Does everyone who's ever played golf
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have a hole-in-one besides me?
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Unbelievable.
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And finally, we end with a few random,
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but important Questions To Ponder.
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Number one, do the Denver Broncos have a chance
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against the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl?
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(buzzer) No.
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Number two, what's it like to be a big time college recruit?
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Considering Clemson is building a 55 million dollar facility
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that includes a mini golf course for it's football players,
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I'm going to to assume it's pretty awesome.
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And number three,
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after winter storm Jonas completely buried my house in snow,
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is it time to invest in a snow blower?
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Damn you, Jonas.
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For more of The Grind and all things golf,
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please check out GolfDigest.com
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See ya next week.
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