What it REALLY takes to win a U.S. Open

You might think you’ve heard what it takes to win golf’s toughest tournament, but you haven’t heard EVERYTHING.

Released on 6/8/2018

Transcript

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(upbeat music)
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[Man] Need a mic test.
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One, two.
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One two.
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What does it take to win the US Open?
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Well it takes so much to win a US Open.
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I mean it's the toughest tournament to win
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because it demands so much of every golfer.
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Putting is essential not so much
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those 20 footers for birdie but really clean up
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those five and six footers for par.
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Well you have to drive it straight in the US Open.
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Iron play. Punching out.
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Bogey avoidance. Driving.
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Scrambling. You have to hit
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out of thick rough. Course strategy.
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You need to be comfortable on fast greens.
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Baby powder.
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You know chaffing.
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You have to know where you're going.
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Once I made a wrong turn on the Long Island Expressway
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I ended up in Queens.
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Energy level is key.
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The days are long and the rounds are so draining.
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You should drink at least seven to nine glasses
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of water per day.
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A good pillow is important.
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Not too firm, but it can't be too fluffy either.
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And just straight water, no fruit juice,
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nothing with gluten.
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I'm not sure if juice can even have gluten
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but it can't be good.
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Don't forget thread count.
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Minimum of 1000.
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Tiger's always been good with his fluid intake.
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He's like the goat of hydration.
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How are you managing your emotions?
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You have to remain even keel.
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Absolutely no sad movies that week.
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Nothing where the family dog dies
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or there's a bad breakup.
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Well a good rom com would be fine.
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Or maybe something with the Rock.
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(tone beeps) I love the Rock.
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I feel like you can't play bad golf
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if you just watched a movie with the Rock.
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I mean I guess you could but at that point
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you're so jacked up it doesn't even matter.
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