updated 08/08/2011 AT 10:05 AM ET
•originally published 08/08/2011 AT 12:25 PM ET
It’s smooth sailing for Susan Sarandon as she gears up for her daughter’s wedding.
The Oscar winner says soccer player-turned-sports commentator Kyle Martino, who popped the question to her daughter, Eva Amurri, in December, gets her stamp of approval – even when the waters actually get rough.
“We all just went rafting down the bottom of the Grand Canyon for eight days,” Sarandon, 64, told PEOPLE Friday at the Grey Goose Blue Door tournament for her ping-pong bar, SPiN, in East Hampton, N.Y. “You can’t do that if you don’t get along. He’s fabulous – so much fun. He’s the best.”