Whether it's " MASHED POTATOES " or " YABBA-DABBA-DO " or " BOOM SHAKA LAKA ," golf fans love yelling stuff at professional golfers.
These days, one of the more popular post-swing catch phrases seems to be "BABA BOOEY," a nod to Howard Stern producer Gary Dell'Abate. See for yourself below:
Apparently some of these Baba Booey-bombers and other post-shot shouters caught the ear of Ian Poulter at this week's PGA Championship, and Poulter took to Twitter Saturday night and Sunday afternoon to address the issue:
RT @Gibbons_89 @IanJamesPoulter do people who shout things like "mashed potato" irritate pros? >> yes they are bell ends.
-- Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) August 10, 2013 RT @StevenBarrett05 Whats with all this "Babba Booey" s--t people are shouting? >> It makes up for there inadequacy in other areas.
-- Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) August 10, 2013 We should be allowed to take 10'000 volt tazers onto the course and tazer ever muppet who shouts out something s...