Golfer Tries Recovery Shot, Fails Spectacularly

Being right-handed has its advantages in life. You never have to write over the spiral side of a notebook, most desks are designed to accomodate you and golf clubs are much easier to find. However, when an intrepid course designer puts water down the left side of a hole, if you get too close to the hazard, bad things can happen as Mike Ferik found out on Memorial Day.

Luckily for us, Tom Solomonson is a good friend and a better judge of imminent catastrophe. Playing at Alta Vista Country Club in Placentia, Calif., Tom captured his friend’s decision to attempt a hero shot on camera.

Mike Ferik, hole 15 Alta Vista CC. Placentia CA. Memorial Day 2016. #oops

A video posted by Tom Solomonson (@tmsgolfer) on

Maybe next time Mike will just flip the wedge over and try the shot left-handed.

[h.t Golf News Net]

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