Celeb GolfJune 23, 2016

Watch NASCAR star practice his golf game 40,000 feet in the air

BROOKLYN, MI - JUNE 11:  Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Office Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 11, 2016 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images )
Getty ImagesBROOKLYN, MI - JUNE 11: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Office Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 11, 2016 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images )

Flying private has its benefits. You skip the TSA hassle. No worries about sitting next to the lady who clips her toe nails on the trip. And you get all the peanuts you damn well please. NASCAR superstar Denny Hamlin has added another luxury to this list: The ability to work on your golf game while 40,000 feet in the air.

It's going to be hard for the racing world to top Kevin Harvick's backyard replica of Augusta National's 12th hole. But the splendor of chipping mid-flight? That's the definition -- literally and figuratively -- of living the high life.


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