Originally Posted by MEfree
It didn't use to happen much here either...I think it MAY have started at fun spectator holes like the par 3 in AZ and spilled over, or maybe it has just been encouraged by guys like Howard Stern??
I like the AZ par 3 concept as I think it is fun for fans and players, but the shout outs really just come from a handful out of thousands of spectators and are not appreciated by the majority.
I think it's mainly because of the fratboy (correct word? :D!) culture you have over there. In my experience a lot of americans tend to be overly confident with themselves, which tends to make them more outspoken and then you get things like this (when drunk)!
The AZ thing is good, because it's accepted to do it, but to do it that close to a player in a major championship especially, isn't really on.
Originally Posted by RonTheSavage
I like Duffner's waggle, I read somewhere a while ago that he has no set number in his head. He just waggles until he feels comfortable then he pulls the trigger. I was intersted to see if he would waggle longer then normal over his tee shots on Sunday fown the stretch, but he didnt seem to at least in my eyes. Little things like that make watching golf more fun to me. When I explain things like that to my wife though she thinks I have a problem LOL.
haha he's a funny guy. I counted he did it 9 times on 1 swing
Originally Posted by phan52
Nobody here would disagree. But there's the rub. We are all (Americans) tagged with the same rude characterization because of the behavior of a few idiots.
Unfortunately for you guys that's very true. Obviously we are quite a reserved bunch, but everyone over here hates it with a passion. Even on the Skysports commentary, they are constantly complaining about it as well as Butch Harmon to be honest!