10/29/2013 11:33 am ET Updated Oct 29, 2013

Even Kate Upton Can't Make Golf Clothes Cool

It takes a lot to get Kate Upton out of her beloved bikinis and into some real clothes. So we can only imagine how much effort it took to get the Sports Illustrated model into links-ready golf attire, complete with leather golf shoes.

For her latest gig, Upton is posing with legend Arnold Palmer -- or Arnie, as we like to call him -- for the December cover of Golf Digest. Kate's behind-the-scenes video with the 84-year-old golfer is actually endearingly playful (Arnie might give this baby a run for his money as Kate's best co-star ever).

But even Upton can't make the clothing cool. An orange polo dress? Wide-legged burgundy pants? Navy Bermuda shorts? Yeah, this is probably proof that even Maxim's top-ranking model can look dorky, sometimes. We love her anyway.

Watch the video above and check out Kate's covered-up cover.

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Usually, it goes a little something like this:

All Things Kate Upton

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