Punch Shot Redo


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Oftentimes, golfers overestimate their abilities to pull off a particularly difficult shot. Whether it be a long carry over water or a short-sided chip over a bunker, rarely does the golf ball end up in the place the golfer envisioned it. However, on the off chance that the ball does land gracefully by the pin, all hope is instantly restored in the player’s overzealous mind.

The golfer in the video above may need something particularly good to happen for him because the task of hitting a punch shot through a small grove of trees not only proved to be too much to ask, it asked him to try the same shot again.

Pinballing around three trees, the ball comes to rest nearly in the exact spot it was struck from. If at first you don’t succeed…


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