The Ice Bucket Challenge Hits Golf
By Torleif Sorenson on 6/30/14
Throughout the last several decades, we have seen various stupid fads and behaviors come and go. Some, like "pet rocks" and wearing high-top shoes with Zubaz, have disappeared. Others, like "twerking" and the monumentally stupid hip-hop fashion trend of wearing your pants down around your thighs, have not gone away:
It really is stupid when white guys do it.
But now, a new craze is taking hold of America — and it is now polluting the world of golf:
The ice bucket challenge:
For Rickie Fowler to do this in a swimsuit on a miserably hot day in Florida isn't so bad. What is a bigger challenge is attempting this stunt while on the golf course — during a pro tournament — with actual ice water in the bucket:
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Photograph of some pathetic white guy with his pants down in a bus shelter taken by Torleif Sorenson
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I was told by a Sheriff's Deputy that the low pants thing started in the prisons, to indicate you were available.
The Rickie Fowler ice bucket did not seem to have much ice. Just saying.
Torleif Sorenson says:
Falcon: Thanks for the context. @theebdk: That was my impression, too; a "do-over" may be required. :)
It originates from prison pants not fitting well (and not having a belt). Not that they are "available".
So it's just dumping ice water on yourself? How dumb.
I wondered how long it would take to get to Blair O'neil
I like the fact that the Ladies have real video production... you get a look inside the bucket, and 2 angles.
She called out Greg Norman...
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