The Grind: Dustin & Paulina's "major" PDA & Drake's questionable golf attire

Alex Myers discusses Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky's "major" PDA at Oakmont, Drake's questionable golf attire, and Holly Sonders' U.S. Open scripting.

Released on 6/21/2016

Transcript

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From One World Trade Center, I'm Alex Myers
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and this is The Grind.
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(electronic music
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What's up guys?
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Here's what I'm buying and selling this week
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after a crazy US open.
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I'm buying Dustin Johnson,
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who finally won that first Major Championship.
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And he only had to overcome the field,
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the course, a rules controversy and even
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a pro tracer going off right before his final swing.
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Thanks for making me look good, DJ.
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In my fantasy column and on every radio show
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I went on last week, I predicted you to win.
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Unfortunately, I didn't put any money on DJ,
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but you can't put a price on bragging rights.
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I'm also buying DJ's driving.
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For the week, Dustin led the field in driving distance
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and strokes and off the tee,
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gaining nearly ten strokes on the field.
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He also carried his tee shot 328 yards,
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just moments after being informed
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he might be penalized after the round.
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Now that's causing the ball to move, USGA.
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Speaking of the USGA, I'm selling golf's governing body.
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I know it's tough to be that teacher
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who has to enforce the rules, but this was absurd.
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When Dustin, his playing partner and the rules official
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on the fifth hole deemed he had done nothing wrong,
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that should have been the end of the discussion.
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Instead, we had to wait an hour and a half
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before someone told him he might get penalized
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after the round.
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Can you imagine if an NBA official
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waited until the end of the game to check
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if a shot in the first quarter was a two or a three pointer?
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Ridiculous.
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And I'm buying Dustin and Paulina.
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What a love story.
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And these two finally got to celebrate a Major Championship.
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And props to her for not going the route
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of Stephen Curry's wife, and criticizing the officials.
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And for those of you criticizing Paulina's Sunday outfit,
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including my wife,
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maybe she did just come from playing tennis.
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You don't know.
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It's possible.
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Switching away from the US Open,
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here's this week in Celebrities Playing Golf.
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This video of Drake hitting a golf ball surfaced
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and it couldn't be more disappointing.
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Come on Drake.
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Be better.
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Look at that outfit.
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A suit with flip-flops?
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And look at that swing.
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Ug.
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And as always, we end with some random
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but important, questions to ponder.
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Number one:
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Is the Dalai Lama really a big hitter?
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Have you ever played golf?
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No.
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You're not a big hitter?
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That badminton.
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[Bret Baier] But not golf?
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No.
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Thanks to Fox News' Bret Baier, we now know he is not.
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In fact, His Holiness has never even seen Caddyshack
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or played golf.
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Disappointing.
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Number Two:
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Who's in charge of the US Open scripting
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for Fox's Holly Sonders?
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I don't know, but she wore a blue dress
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for two days in a row.
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Not that I should talk.
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Here's a look at my US Open scripting for the week.
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Can the USGA penalize me for bed-head?
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And number three:
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Am I addicted to golf?
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Well, after four straight days on the couch,
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I finally got to go to the driving range,
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only to find out it was closed.
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I then bribed someone with ten bucks and the line,
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I just need a taste,
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to get him to give me a handful of golf balls.
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So you be the judge.
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Thanks for watching.
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For more of The Grind and all of the Dustin Johnson
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and Paulina Gretsky photos you could want,
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please check out GolfDigest.com.
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See you next week.
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