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Sergio Garcia Takes Crazy Shot —From a Tree

Because just taking a drop is entirely unexciting
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 24, 2013 4:11 PM CDT

(Newser) – Faced with a ball that landed in a tree, Sergio Garcia today did what pretty much no golfer would do, ever: As Business Insider reports, he climbed about eight feet up, found his balance, then hit the ball behind him with a one-handed shot that earned him a roar from the crowd and eventually a double bogey. He then jumped out of the tree, causing one announcer to award him “a 9.8 on the dismount.” (Read more PGA stories.)

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