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One-handed golf shot out of a tree? Yeah, this PGA pro's got that

Published March 25, 2013 11:48 am
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Sergio Garcia pulled off a golf shot you'd only expect to see in a movie.

Arnold Palmer was known for being able to score from anywhere on the golf course. His prowess was so legendary, in fact, that weekend golfers sometimes play "Arnies" — if somebody in the foursome finishes with a par on a hole without hitting the fairway, they win some money.

One-handed golf shot out of a tree? Yeah, this PGA golfer's got that

So you can imagine that The King would appreciate what Sergio Garcia was able to pull off at the tournament named for the legendary golfer.In a scene straight out of Caddyshack, Garcia climbed into a tree — where his ball had settled after an errant shot — positioned himself within arm's reach of the golf ball, braced himself with his left arm on a tree branch, and hit a one-handed backward shot into the fairway. That's right. Perched in a ...

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