Cody Gribble is the latest young superstar to join Daniel Berger, Patrick Rodgers, Michelle Wie and Mariah Stackhouse on the Callaway Tour Staff for 2017. We caught up with the 26-year-old University of Texas grad to get his thoughts on a number of golf and personal-related topics. No slow play here…
Q: Favorite club in the bag?
A: My new Epic GBB.
Q: What is your favorite memory from winning the Sanderson Farms Championship?
A: Having my family and Bob’s (caddie) family there to celebrate with us. Couldn’t have worked out any better.
Q: Who would win playing right handed, you or Phil Mickelson?
A: It might be a toss up because I hear he’s a pretty good right-handed player too. However, I feel pretty confident in the 100-yard dash!
Q: If you could only pick one team to root for the rest of your life, would you go Texas Longhorns or Dallas Cowboys?
A: Texas Longhorns hands down ?.
Q: Worst high school or college job you ever had?
A: In college, I got burned out on golf pretty bad. That next summer I started mowing fairways at my golf course. I actually enjoyed it…turned out to be very therapeutic.
Q: What is the worst golf style trend in golf right now?
A: Flat bills. They are a disgrace!
Q: How old were you when you broke par for the first time?
A: Twelve. Playing in a junior tournament in Austin out of all places.
Q: Biggest celebrity crush?
A: Taylor Swift. She had me at “Our Song.”