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If golf ever brings back the stymie, this guy will be prepared

May 18, 2017

The rules of golf have been in the news a lot this year, but the stymie never seems to be a part of the conversation. And that's a shame because the stymie seems pretty awesome.

Long ago, golfers in match play didn't mark their balls, instead turning them into obstacles opponents had to go around -- or over -- to find the hole. As you might guess, it made for some interesting shots.

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The stymie has been officially outlawed worldwide since 1952, but if it ever comes back, this guy will be prepared. Check out this neat little trick shot:

Imagine a Ryder Cup coming down to Patrick Reed having to hop Rory McIlroy's ball for the win? And you thought there was a lot of finger wagging at Hazeltine.

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(h/t Golf Gods)


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