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Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 06/15/2011

U.S. Open: Golf Boys Ben Crane, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan have catchy tune

Dear God: Pleasepleaseplease let one of these guys win the U.S. Open, preferably in a four-way playoff Monday. If that’s too much to ask, please let them tee off Thursday in these outfits. Thank you.

Ben Crane and the Golf Boys — Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson and Hunter Mahan — star in a delightfully catchy video that manages, with one mighty swing, to tee off on the stuffy image of golf, conventional lyric writing and good fashion sense. (Farmers Insurance is donating $1,000 to charity for every 100,000 views on YouTube, so put on your red wetsuit and helmet and click away.)

To my knowledge, Hogan, Snead, Nelson, and Sarazen never did this: http://bit.ly/mhTLMjless than a minute ago via Echofon Favorite Retweet Reply

Fowler and Watson are among five who can win, so there is some hope here. Mahan is a dark horse and Crane, well, he’s the guy who drove Rory Sabatini nuts with his slow play at the 2005 Booz Allen Classic.

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