If you were thinking it would be a good idea to get drunk and let your friend tee off your face, this "golf fail" video might convince you otherwise.
Last April, professional golfer Bubba Watson announced that he had co-developed the world's first hovercraft golf cart. Because it floats on a layer of air, placing 33 time less pressure on the ground than the average human foot, the hovercraft – named the BW1 — is able to zip across fragile greens, water hazards and sand traps at speeds up to 55 m.p.h., all while seating four people and holding two golf bags.
In the two weeks since a sinkhole killed a man in Florida, two new sinkholes have received a significant amount of press. One was reported in Washington D.C., but who cares; it was relatively small and no one was injured. The other one occurred Friday, when Mark Mihal fell into an 18-foot sinkhole during a round of golf with his friends in southern Illinois.
Ever wondered what the Vice President and Speaker of the House talk about while waiting for the President to address a joint session of Congress? Of course you haven't. But now you can hear it anyway!
If you, too, specifically seek to read pieces of writing that you know will be depressing if not dangerous, then there's nothing better than a Thomas Friedman column's opening paragraph that runs with either a misleading anecdote or confusing extended metaphor. Today's the latter! Let's take a gander at this sumbitch. It is about golf.
What's worse than a story about how a group of children were fined $500 by Montgomery County for operating a lemonade stand without a permit outside the site of this weekend's US Open? How about the fact that they were going to donate their proceeds to a pediatric cancer-fighting charity? Don't worry, though, because all the middle-aged men charging $50 to park on their lawns are doing just fine. [via WUSA]
Father of the year gets his child to practice his aim by telling him to hit the driving range ball retriever. An act that I'm sure the driver of said retriever really appreciates.
It appears that some friends have gotten their golf cart stuck. An attempt to fix the problem results in a massive golf cart fail.