Jun 13, 2011

Rickie Fowler Is Everywhere Now GQ

Rickie Fowler has been a busy boy heading into his third U.S. Open of his young career.  Between interviews with Golf.com and GQ.com (see below) making art with some paint and wedges a la Puma Golf and hitting hole in ones with his sponsor Red Bull in D.C.  He's been on a bit of a media blitz lately to say the least. Will he be fresh for this weeks U.S. Open at Congressional Golf Club in Bethesda, Maryland. From every indications Fowler will be. He seems pretty grounded for a 22 year old. Taking time out for fans and signing autographs after his rounds to hanging with his motocross friends.  His first win should come very soon. The question is could it be a Major?

**Rickie Fowler in July GQ**

The 22 year-old golf sensation poses with cheerleaders and discusses his popularity with the ladies in the July issue of GQ, telling the magazine:

"I draw a younger crowd who can relate to me... Some of the girl fans will message me online, saying, 'You're the reason I watch golf.' "

(Credit: Danielle Levitt/ GQ)**

"But look, I've got a girlfriend," he goes on. "So I'm not calling them back. But it's flattering. Plus, the guys I'm paired with seem to like it: 'Hey, Rickie, I hope there's some girls out following you today.…'

Fowler also addresses the incident at Augusta when a member flipped his backwards hat around, the way a schoolmaster might with a misbehaving child:

"I think the older fans got the wrong impression," he says. "The story got turned to make me look like a punk kid."

To read more about Fowler, go to GQ.com:

Also, be sure to check out the 25 Greatest Style Moments if US Open History:

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