Can You Be Addicted to Golf?

Is there a such thing as too much golf? Mark Crossfield ponders the common habits of those who are obsessed with the game.

Released on 5/21/2015

Credits

Starring: Mark Crossfield

Transcript

00:00
What happened to The Waggle?
00:00
I'm Mark Crossfield.
00:02
Something's on my mind.
00:03
I cannot get something off my mind.
00:05
We are talking golf, waggle style.
00:07
Are we just all a bit too addicted to this game?
00:11
(upbeat music)
00:16
So this is a funny game we play.
00:18
It takes over us in some ways, doesn't it?
00:21
Is it just me but when I try new clothes on,
00:23
and I don't mean just golf clothes,
00:25
any clothes, something really, really strange
00:28
just has to happen.
00:30
(upbeat music)
00:38
(laughs) What's that about?
00:40
I can't stop meself.
00:41
You do it as well, I know you do it as well.
00:43
So I've got a long journey.
00:44
I'm in my car.
00:45
I'm driving up the motorway and I'm concentrating on driving
00:49
but there's other things going on in my head as well.
00:51
I mean what do I see?
00:52
Are you seeing this as well?
00:54
(humming)
00:56
Oh, hello, look at that.
00:57
That looks nice.
00:58
Oh, you could put a hole in there, couldn't you?
01:00
Maybe a tee shop to the right,
01:01
green in the distance, yes please.
01:04
Any field, nearly any place, even streets I can see it.
01:07
Just going to play about two clubs more
01:09
up this hill, wind off the left.
01:11
It's going to take me a little longer
01:12
to get to the shops I reckon.
01:14
It just doesn't leave.
01:15
It's just always in there.
01:17
Practice rings.
01:18
Practice rings in golf,
01:20
almost as fun as actually going out and playing.
01:23
We do it in the garden.
01:24
We do it with funny implements.
01:26
We do it with whatever we can find in our hands.
01:35
(vacuum cleaner noise)
01:53
I put it out on social to find out if it was just me.
01:55
I wanted to share my golf addiction
01:58
and see if the rest of you were struggling.
02:00
And I had some fun responses back.
02:02
(quirky music)
02:10
(upbeat music)
02:19
(laughs) Naked in front of the mirror.
02:23
That's insane.
02:26
You'd have to be so golf in love
02:28
for that to happen.
02:29
Watch the videos, always watch videos.
02:33
Follow me wherever I go.
02:35
Love you Golf Digest.
02:37
Click the links.
02:38
The links are down there usually.
02:40
Ohhh, wayyy.
02:43
I love Golf Digest.
02:45
Can't believe they're letting me have free run on each show.
02:51
Ooops.
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