The Grind: Golf In Heels & An Apology to Brandt Snedeker

GolfDigest.com's Alex Myers discusses a new golf fashion, an uncharacteristically wet week in San Diego, and other news around the golf world.

Released on 2/2/2016

Transcript

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I'm Alex Myers and welcome to another edition
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of The Grind, golf's top variety column.
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That appears on GolfDigest.com.
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On Mondays. On Tuesdays.
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(mood music)
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Alright, here's what I'm buying and selling this week.
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I'm selling the weather in San Diego this weekend
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and I'm taking personal delight in doing so. Why?
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Because that's all I've heard about
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since my parents retired there, a few years ago.
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So mom, dad, if you're watching,
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I know you're watching,
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let's give it a rest for a little bit.
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I'm buying Brandt Snedeker who looked oblivious
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to that bad weather at Torrey Pines.
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Snedeker fired a final round 69,
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the best round of the day by three shots,
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to win his eighth PGA Tour title.
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However, I'm selling Snedeker's timing.
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You see, I took Sneds in my fantasy draft last week.
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So what's the problem?
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The league starts this week.
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(sighs)
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Sorry Brandt.
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That probably means you're not winning
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for the rest of the year.
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I'm buying Phil Mickelson's magical hybrid.
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Did you see some of the shots he pulled off at Torrey Pines?
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One word: fence.
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But, I'm selling Phil Mickelson's driving.
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Did you see where he was hitting those hybrid shots from?
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Let's see that photo again of Phil by the fence.
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Yeah, we see you over there Phil.
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On to a more serious topic.
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This week in questionable golf attire.
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Introducing Jordan Wolf,
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a golfer at Jacksonville University,
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who has much better balance than I do.
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But are these heels acceptable on the course?
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We'll give her a pass because of that swing.
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I also wanna highlight a special Super Bowl prop bet.
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Which total will be higher:
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the amount of receiving yards Emmanuel Sanders
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has in the big game,
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or Tiger Woods' opening round at the 2016 Masters?
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Yes. This is a real bet.
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No. You should not get involved.
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Want a safer bet?
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How about bet that Tiger Woods
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won't even be at Augusta this year?
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And finally, we wrap up with some random,
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but important, questions to ponder.
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Number one: what kind of a cut did Jordan Spieth's agent
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get for filling in as his client's caddie?
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Number two:
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can I fill in for Jordan Spieth's caddie sometime?
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And number three: how much beer will be consumed
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at this week's Waste Management Phoenix Open?
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(mood music)
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Let's just say...
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I wish I was there.
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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 you next week.
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(mood music)
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