Most Common Golf Crowd Screams

Love them or loathe them (probably the latter), here are the most common...

GOLF CROWD SCREAMS
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It started with "Get in the Hole" but, like it or not, golf crowd screams have become a part of the game, mostly across the pond. From 'Mashed Potatoes' to 'Bababooey', here are the most common golf crowd screams.

Most Common Golf Crowd Screams

Mashed Potatoes

When speaking to the Golf Channel, Andrew Widmar said that his Mum asked if she'd see him on TV, to which he replied "if you heard mashed potatoes, you'll know I was there." It caught on and is now one of the most commonly heard golf crowd shouts.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xMyqTsB3FE

It's even been shouted at the Ryder Cup, on European soil...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBlJu9O6CFg

Baba Booey

'Baba Booey' is the nickname of Gary Dell'ABate, who is executive producer for the popular Howard Stern Radio Show in New York. Why it's shouted at PGA Tour events? Who knows.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9L_wVcpklrc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AC3KD8tHAc

It was heard at Augusta last year too...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK_29Ah9b5w

Light the Candle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwpDXzaFQV0

Yabadabadoo

Fred Flinstone's famous catchphrase somehow made it to the US Open...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSUmVe0_Y40

Taste the Rainbow

A slogan made famous by Skittles in their advertising campaigns

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPoqEQ51-TQ

Boomshakalaka

We aren't quite sure what this one means...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYiU35jRz3E

Chewbacca

Han Solo's loyal friend from the Star Wars franchise has even been heard...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goUXA8G7RN4

People even make the Chewbacca call...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhWMHmyS-LY