The Grind: U.S. Open preparations & a plea to buy golf's most famous 19th hole

Alex Myers discusses golf's most famous 19th hole going on the market, Daniel Berger's happy life, and how he's preparing for the U.S. Open at Oakmont.

Released on 6/14/2016

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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What's up guys?
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Here's what I'm buying and selling this week.
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I'm buying Brooke Henderson, who became
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the second-youngest player ever to win an LPGA major
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by beating the youngest player to ever win an LPGA major.
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Brooke's win also gave me the opportunity
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to write this brilliant headline: Brooke on Through.
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Get it?
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Like, break on through?
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It's pretty good, right?
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Brooke also won a car with a hole-in-one on Thursday
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and promptly gave it to her sister and caddy Brittany.
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Aw!
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Okay, so Brooke probably drives a car
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that's a lot cooler than a Kia,
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but still it's the thought that counts.
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I'm selling all senior golfers not named Bernhard Langer.
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The German won his seventh career PGA Tour Champions major,
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including his fifth in his last 11 tries.
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And he's 58!
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He's four decades older than Brooke Henderson.
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Feel the Bern!
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Feel the Bern.
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Feel it!
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Feel the Bern!
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Feel the Bern?
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Feel the Bern!
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I'm buying Daniel Berger, who overcame several big names
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and a lengthy weather delay to win his first PGA Tour title
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at the FedEx Saint Jude Classic.
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And I guess this gives us an opportunity
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to mention who his girlfriend is.
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Tori Slater, you know, for all you WAGs fans out there.
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And I'm selling the Roger Goodell death hoax.
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Somebody hacked the NFL's Twitter account
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and said the commissioner had died.
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In reality, he was just playing golf.
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Unfortunately, something like this happening
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is gonna make it tougher for everybody
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to sneak out of work a little early to get a round in.
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Speaking of which...
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looks pretty nice out there.
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Now onto more important matters, this week in impressive,
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but totally unnecessary golf shots.
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We've highlighted Jordan Wolf's talent
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for hitting golf balls in heels before,
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but this time the college junior
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took things to a whole new level.
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Apparently, Jordan risked trespassing charges
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at Niagara Falls to hit golf balls from the USA into Canada.
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Love the effort, Jordan.
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Just don't get us into a war with Canada, okay?
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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: What will the winning score at Oakmont be?
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If the greens are really like putting on marble,
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no one's breaking par.
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Number two: Why did New York Knicks legend slash enforcer
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Charles Oakley tweet at me and not say anything?
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Is he a big fan of The Grind?
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Does he wanna play golf sometime?
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Did I offend him?
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I don't know, but now I'm terrified.
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And number three: How many golf writers
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does it take to buy a bar?
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Let's find out.
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The famed Dunvegan located right across the street
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from the 18th hole at Saint Andrew's is for sale.
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And I'm in for a few bucks.
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Think about it.
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Be pretty cool.
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Let me know.
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Thanks for watching and for more of The Grind
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and all things golf, please check out golfdigest.com.
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See you next week.
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(slow-paced hip hop music)
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