Kelly Rohrbach & Blair O’Neal on Putting Inside an Opponent

Your opponent just made their putt and now the pressure’s on for you to sink yours on top. Blair O’Neal and Sports Illustrated Rookie of the Year Kelly Rohrbach show you how to get it done.

Released on 3/30/2015

Credits

Starring: Kelly Rohrbach and Blair O'Neal

Transcript

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So here at the sexy golf headquarters,
00:02
winning is everything.
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Sometimes when you're in a match,
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you have to get inside your partner.
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[Blair] So imagine this, you've got a big match going,
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your opponent sinks their putt,
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and you have to make yours to win the match.
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What do you do?
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We're gonna show ya.
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(rock music)
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First, I'm gonna mark my ball.
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Because Kelly, you're out.
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So when an opponent is getting ready to hit their putt,
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she's gonna give me a free read, so why wouldn't I take it?
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Get your read, but don't stand too close.
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Back up.
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[Blair] Okay.
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[Kelly] Your opponent makes it, keep your cool.
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Oh no! Ahh!
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(rock music)
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Good putt, Kelly.
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[Kelly] Thank you very much.
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You're up.
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So now I've gotta make my putt on top of hers.
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Stick to your routine.
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You don't wanna get too fast, you don't wanna get too slow.
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I know you're nervous.
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But, also, use this little competitive edge
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to be excited about putting a good stroke on this ball.
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Because I wanna be aggressive
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and I wanna put this putt in the hole.
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(dramatic music)
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(rock music)
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Yes. Ahh!
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You didn't think I was gonna let you win, did ya?
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I don't know, you looked a little nervous there.
01:15
All that stick to your routine stuff, huh?
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You gave me a good read.
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Stuck to the routine.
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I was a little nervous, but I fought through it.
01:24
I was nervous for my putt, are you kidding?
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I was sure I was through there.
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I was like, Hmm. (laughs)
01:27
That was fun!
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Yeah, it was fun.
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Good match. Good match!
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We hope these tips help you close out your match.
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For more tips like these,
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subscribe to GolfDigest's YouTube channel.
01:36
You know Kelly that beer at the 19th hole
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is gonna taste real good.
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Especially since you're buyin'.
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Pay up.
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Come on.
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Sexy golf headquarters.
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Sexy golf headquarters. (laughs)
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[Both] Sexy golf headquarters.
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Sexy golf headquarters.
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