If you see bunch of kids running around in bright orange wearing flat bill hats, chances are, they’re big fans of one of golf’s freshest faces, Rickie Fowler.
The self-taught phenom who attended Oklahoma State University and currently resides in Jupiter, Florida is probably most famous for his Golf Boys videos in which he appears alongside three other pros including one of his best friends, Masters winner Bubba Watson where they portray a side of golf most of us aren’t used to seeing. . Not only is Fowler a pro golfer, but also likes to partake in motocross and fishing during his days off.
The former #1 ranked amateur golfer got his first PGA Tour win at the Wells Fargo Championship and tied for second place at THE PLAYERS last year is thought of as a pivotal role player in the attracting the younger demographic to the game of golf…
You no longer have the mustache. Do you miss it and do you have any plans to grow another one?
I don’t know if I miss it and I don’t have any immediate plans for another mustache, but it’s definitely not out for good.
How did your passion start for motocross and do you have plans of ever returning back to the sport?
I still ride every once in awhile. I won’t return seriously, but I will always ride for fun. It all started with my dad who grew up riding and racing. So it was something I was able to do with him. The whole family rides, so it’s kind of a family thing for us.
You’re well known for your Golf Boys video, who’s your favorite boy band?
Boy-Band-ish has got to be Timberlake. He is close to boy-band-ish, right? One of the most versatile talented performers that I can think of.
If you could have one meal and drink for the rest of your life, what it would be?
It doesn’t affect my health…Sweet Tea and In-and-Out for sure.
What’s one movie you recommend everyone should see before they die?
Dumb and Dumber
Biggest guilty pleasure?
Dessert. All of it
Favorite hobby outside of golf that doesn’t require electricity?
Pro athlete you envy the most?
I like my spot the most!
Dead or Alive: Fav Hollywood crush?
If we were to open your fridge right now, what are three things we would find?
Bottle water, Almond milk, yogurt.
What’s your favorite hole at the Players besides #17?
18th hole. Great finishing hole with the clubhouse backdrop. Tough, tough hole.
Prediction on who will win THE PLAYERS? (besides yourself, of course)
There’s a guy named Tiger who is playing pretty well right now. Feel like he’s a safe bet.