Why Bryson DeChambeau is the most interesting man in golf
Alex Myers discusses the wide-ranging talents of the young PGA Tour star, and what makes him stand out.
Released on 6/5/2018
So Bryson DeChambeau won the Memorial,
for second PG tour title.
But he's held the title of the most interesting golfer
in the world since turning Provence in 2016.
Is it DeChambeau or DeChambo?
Nan says DeChambo.
What would Dance do?
This is a guy who majored in physics at SMU
and speaks in science.
He wears that cooky cap
and plays even cookier irons
that are all the same length.
But what makes DeChambeau so interesting
is that he's convinced himself
he can learn anything because of his dedication.
And we believe him.
He's already mastered the art of stippling drawing.
Holy Hogan, that's good.
And just for I think heck of it,
the right-hander has taught himself
how to sign his autograph lefty, backwards.
Plus he's grooved a left-hand golf swing
that would make some tour pro's drool.
Plays even cookier clubs.
DeChambeau, not DeChambo.
Well I wouldn't ask Sam, Jesus.
Alright, ready, DeChambeau.
When asked recently about what he's working on
with his actual tournament swing,
DeChambeau gave this dizzying answer.
I'm not going to give too much away,
but its got to do with anatomical limits of your body,
and how you can best utilize them for your proprioception.
whatever you say, Bryson.
I'm worried about though,
that one with the pro, pro, pro,
I gotta say one.
[Man] That was great.
Pro, what did I say?
Pro, pro, pro, y'all go with it.
Alright, I'll try again.
Well, Bryson has tinkered on that funky single
plain swing and experimented with various putting methods,
including side saddle.
He's anything but a side show
on the PG Tour.
But it's not as though we didn't see this coming.
DeChambeau had an all time great amateur career,
joining Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods,
Phil Mickelson, and Ryan Moore, as the only golfers
to win both the US Amateur
and the NCAA in the same year.
Now he plays practice rounds with Tiger,
where they bond over their love of physics, and,
well probably just their love of physics.
Look at them, just a couple of science nerds,
yucking it up Newton's second love, motion.
And after winning Jack's tournament,
the man with the French sound last name
appears heading to Paris, for the Ryder Cup
later this year.
Captain America could have some competition
in the celebration department.
In 2015 a college coach,
told Golf Channel, in five years DeChambeau
would either be number one in the world,
or in a straight jacket.
Fortunately, looks like he's headed to the former,
at the speed of gravity,
which is nine point eight meters, per second squared.
I know a little physics myself.
So Bryson DeChambeau won.
Did I spell it right?
I'm gonna say Bryson.