Rory & Phil Live Music Video in Abu Dhabi
By Torleif Sorenson on 1/16/14


If golfers like Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy are reduced to appearing in such a monumentally cringe-inducing stage spectacle in order to get their appearance money, they should just stay home from now on.

Between the attention-craving organizers in white, Phil dropping his putter, the women in red tossing their hair around out-of-sync, and the rocket scientist trying to choreograph the whole charade on the fly, I'm not sure what is worse. But like witnessing a five-car pile-up on the freeway, you just can't not watch it at least once.

What's really sad is that the organizers obviously intended for us to be impressed by the spectacle.


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[ comments ]
GolfSmith7 says:
lol but for the millions they are getting we all would've done this video!
1/16/14
 
Torleif Sorenson says:
And if I were a Chrysler Corporation attorney, I might think about a logo-infringement lawsuit — check out the clubhouse, which otherwise looks like an airport passenger terminal.
1/16/14
 
frankteo714 says:
I made it thru 40 seconds and paused it…. That's enough.
1/16/14
 
Duke of Hazards says:
Sheikh it, baby!
1/16/14
 
jpjeffery says:
Somebody, please, tell me that was the first rehearsal...
1/16/14
 
falcon50driver says:
WTF
1/17/14
 
legitimatebeef says:
I am disappointed that Rory and Phil did not hold hands in a friendly, non-romantic way, and act that is customary between two men in that part of the world. Typical uptight westerners. When in Rome, fellows.
1/17/14
 
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