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Golf Talk Live - Butch Harmon Transcript Segment 6

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BUTCH HARMON
THE REASON THAT THIS HAPPENS IS SO MUCH HAS BEEN TALKED ABOUT AND YOU KNOW, I THINK A LOT OF THIS COMES FROM JACK GROUT'S BOOK WITH JACK NICKLAUS, BECAUSE JACK NICKLAUS

TALKS ABOUT, HE KEEPS HIS HEAD STILL AND JACK GROUT USED TO GRAB HIS HAIR AND HOLD HIS HEAD THERE, SO WHAT HAPPENS IS THE FACT THAT EVERYBODY STAYS LIKE THIS AND IT DOESN'T ALLOW THEM TO TURN THE WAY

PETER KESSLER
ARE YOU GETTING ALL THIS FELLAS?

GOLF STUDENT IN CHAIR (MALE):
YEAH WE'RE WRITING IT ALL DOWN.

PETER KESSLER
OKAY

GOLF STUDENT IN CHAIR (MALE):
THIS IS THE GREATEST TEACHER IN THE WORLD.

GOLF STUDENT #2 IN CHAIR (MALE):
MY HEAD DOESN'T MOVE

BUTCH HARMON
I, I, I'M IMPRESSED

MAN #2 IN CHAIR (MALE):
THE HEAD - DOESN'T - MOVE

BUTCH HARMON
THAT, I'M, IMPRESSED THEY KNOW HOW TO WRITE.

PETER KESSLER
DID YOU VOTE FOR HIM, BROTHER DICK, AS THE GREATEST TEACHER IN THE WORLD? OR DID YOU VOTE FOR YOURSELF?

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
I'M JUST REHASHING MY NOTES HERE BUTCH ABOUT WHAT YOU WERE TEACHING ME LAST TIME.

BUTCH HARMON
(LAUGHS)

PETER KESSLER
CAN YOU READ ANY OF IT?

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
NO

PETER KESSLER
GOOD

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
NO, WE WERE LAUGHING TOO HARD TO, TO BE ABLE TO FIGURE ANY OF THEM OUT BUT BUTCH, CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU FOR BEING NUMBER ONE TEACHER IN THE WORLD. YOU'VE COME A LONG WAY BABY, HUH?

BUTCH HARMON
THANK YOU DICKY AND AS I SAID AT THE TOP OF THIS SHOW, I THINK THE THING I'M THE MOST PROUD OF IS ALL FOUR OF US ARE ON THE TOP 50 LIST.

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
YEAH THAT WAS GREAT, AND YOU KNOW, PETER, REALLY FOR ME, WHEN BILLY AND I AND, YOU KNOW, WE ALL TALKED AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK WHEN, WHEN TIGER WAS COMING DOWN THE LAST HOLE AT

PEBBLE BEACH WITH A 15 SHOT LEAD AT THE U.S. OPEN ON FATHER'S DAY, I SAID IT WAS A VERY, VERY SPECIAL MOMENT BECAUSE I KNEW HOW PROUD DAD WAS OF BUTCH

AND WHAT HE, WHAT HE'S DONE WITH TIGER, SO IT WAS A WONDERFUL MOMENT
AND BUTCH YOU KEEP HAVING THESE WONDERFUL MOMENTS.

BUTCH HARMON
WELL DICKY, YOU KNOW, YOU TELL ME I'M SHOT SOMEWHERE WITH LUCKY STARS, I CAN'T SAY IT ON TV, BUT I KNOW YOU WERE OVER IN BELGIUM DOING SOME

TEACHING TOO. NOW THERE IS A LITTLE CONTROVERSY ON THIS LIST, BECAUSE LAST YEAR DICK WAS AHEAD OF CRAIG AND I SEE CRAIG SLIPPED AHEAD OF YOU THIS YEAR, DICKY.

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
I DON'T KNOW HOW HE DID THAT, BUT NO HE CAN'T PLAY.

(PETER AND BUTCH LAUGH)

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
HE GIVES 200 LESSONS A, A, A WEEK UP IN ROCHESTER SO I DON'T, YOU KNOW HE'S TEACHING MRS. MCGUILICUTTY UP THERE OR SOMETHING, I DON'T KNOW WHAT

PETER KESSLER
HEY, SHE'S A VERY FINE PLAYER.

BUTCH HARMON
HE GIVES SO MANY, I MEAN AT 20 BUCKS AN HOUR, YOU KNOW, YOU GOT TO GIVE A LOT OF THEM TO GET UP TO YOUR PRICES BRO.

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
(LAUGHS)

PETER KESSLER
SO

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
I'M TRYING TO KEEP UP WITH YOU.

BUTCH HARMON
GOOD LUCK.

PETER KESSLER
HOW INSUFFERABLE ARE THESE TWO BROTHERS OF YOURS GOING TO BE AT THE NEXT FAMILY OUTING? NUMBER ONE AND NUMBER FINISHED AHEAD OF YOU AND CRAIG.

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
PETER, YOU KNOW, WE DON'T REALLY CARE. WE'RE HAPPY FOR BUTCH

PETER KESSLER
NOT MUCH

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
WE'RE A VERY CLOSE FAMILY AND YOU KNOW LIKE HE SAID, WHEN WE'RE THERE, WE'RE, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT DAD AND WE'RE USING HIS LINES AND YOU CAN'T IMAGINE HOW MUCH FUN WE HAVE

TOGETHER AND HOW MUCH WE LAUGH AND IF SOMETHING GOOD HAPPENS TO ANYONE OF US WE'RE ALL VERY HAPPY FOR EACH OTHER.

PETER KESSLER
AND IF YOU CAN'T FIND THOSE NOTES OR MAKE SENSE OUT OF THEM, YOU KNOW, WE SENT THE ORIGINAL TO THE SMITHSONIAN. THEY'D BE HAPPY TO SEND ANOTHER COPY BACK DOWN.

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
HEY BUTCH IS MAD AT ME BECAUSE HE SENT ME A COPY OF HIS VIDEO AND HE ASKED ME HOW I LIKED IT, I SAID I HAVEN'T LOOKED AT IT YET.

BUTCH HARMON
YOU HAVEN'T EVEN LOOKED AT IT YET. I SENT HIM A FREE ONE AND HE WON'T EVEN GIVE ME THE COURTESY LOOK.

PETER KESSLER
I GOT ONE, I GOT ONE TOO WITH A NOTE.

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
YEAH I GOT A NOTE TOO. IT SAID IF YOU'RE, IF YOU'RE EVER, IF YOU'RE UP LATE AT NIGHT AND YOU WANT TO GO TO SLEEP JUST PUT THESE IN.

PETER KESSLER
I THINK HE HAD THAT NOTE PHOTOCOPIED.

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
OH WELL HE'S, HE'S BECOMING A COMEDIAN.

(PETER AND BUTCH LAUGH)

PETER KESSLER
CERTAINLY KEPT ME UP. I HEARD HIS VOICE. I WENT RIGHT TO SLEEP.

DICK, THANKS FOR CHECKING IN BUDDY.

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
OKAY GUYS

CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN BUTCH

BUTCH HARMON
THANKS BRO

THANK YOU BRO.

DICK HARMON, BUTCH'S BROTHER (MALE):
ALRIGHT

PETER KESSLER
YOU GUYS. LET'S TALK TO 13 YEAR OLD STEPHEN IN NORTH CAROLINA. HOW ARE YOU TONIGHT STEPHEN?

STEPHEN, 13 YEAR OLD CALLER FROM NORTH CAROLINA (MALE):
I'M DOING FINE. HOW ARE YOU?

PETER KESSLER
DOING PRETTY GOOD. DO YOU WANT TO SAY HI TO BUTCH?

STEPHEN, 13 YEAR OLD CALLER FROM NORTH CAROLINA (MALE):
YEAH. HI BUTCH.

BUTCH HARMON
HEY STEPHEN. THANKS FOR CALLING PAL.

STEPHEN, 13 YEAR OLD CALLER FROM NORTH CAROLINA (MALE):
YOU'RE WELCOME, UH I WAS JUST WONDERING WHAT WAS YOUR GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT IN YOUR CAREER IN GOLF?

BUTCH HARMON
WELL STEPHEN, I DON' T KNOW IF I'VE HAD A LOT OF GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENTS. I THINK I'M VERY, I'M VERY PROUD OF THE FACT THAT, THAT THE PLAYERS THAT I'VE TAUGHT HAVE GOTTEN BETTER. I THINK,

I THINK THAT'S THE THING THAT MEANS THE MOST TO ME, AT ALL LEVELS. WHETHER IT BE SOME OF THE JUNIOR PLAYERS THAT I'VE TAUGHT, SOME OF THE AMATEURS OR THE TOUR PROS, THAT

THEY'VE GOTTEN BETTER AND THEY'VE GONE ON TO IMPROVE THEIR GAME AND I THINK THAT'S THE THING PROBABLY I'M THE MOST PROUD OF PROFESSIONALLY.

PETER KESSLER
LET'S COME BACK, TALK ABOUT A COUPLE OTHER THINGS BEFORE WE PUT YOU BACK ON AN AIRPLANE. DON'T GO AWAY.

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