Caddy’s advice pays off for golfer (and caddy)

On the advice of his caddy, Stan Andrie decided to play a 5 iron instead of a 6 iron for a hole-in-one contest to win a car as part of a club tournament in Benton Harbor, Michigan.  The shift in club selection paid off as Andrie made a hole-in-one on the 165 yard 9th hole […]

Short-armed Athlete is an Ace in Golf and Tennis

Butch Lumpkin was born with “short arms.” His right arm, which ends before his elbow, has 3 fingers that point backward. His left arm, also has 3 fingers, ends abruptly in a flipper-like way. It doesn’t stop Lumpkin from competing.  And, how he competes!  He carries a 9 handicap in golf and teaches tennis.  Lumpkin […]

South Korean Y.E. Yang beats Tiger Woods to win PGA Championship

Y.E. Yang, a former aspiring bodybuilder, became the first Asian-born male player to win a major championship in golf.  The 37-year-old shook his fists, let out a scream and joyfully raised his golf bag above his head to celebrate his win.  His 3 shot victory over Tiger was marked by some incredible play including an […]

The hole-in-one club at the Canadian Open

Seven golfers shot hole-in-ones at the 2009 Canadian Open. The most unusual hole-in-one belonged to Leif Olson – see video below. Olson managed to hit a hole-in-one on the par-3, 132-yard 15th hole. Olson’s ball bounced off playing partner Kris Blanks’ ball and rolled into the hole, winning Olson a 2009 BMW Z4 Roadster. Three […]