Video: Amateur golfers beware, Rickie Fowler is watching you
By Alex Myers
Rickie Fowler has quickly become one of golf's most popular figures. Now he's one of the game's guardians as well.
In a new series of videos by Farmers Insurance, the 24-year-old takes on the role of "Dick Fowler, P.I." In the "Magnum, P.I." spoofs, Fowler speaks in a deep, intimidating voice, has an exaggerated Tom Selleck mustache, and he steps in when he sees foul, um, play.
Here's Fowler punishing someone for talking in a playing partner's backswing:
And here he is teaching a golfer a tough lesson about replacing divots:
Not exactly the kind of stuff a real private investigator would tackle, of course, but that's what makes it funny. We'll also forgive him for tearing up the course with his motorcycle. . .