T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.
GoPro camera meets sand wedge -- incredible shot ensues
Series: Golf Buzz
Published: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 10:22 a.m.
GoPro touts its product as, "The world's most versatile camera."
Goofing around at the the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) last Friday, PGA Professional and TPI Founder Dave Phillips put the versatility of the camera to the ultimate test.
Phillips placed the camera in a bunker -- in lieu of a golf ball -- and proceeded to take a whack at it with a sand wedge. What happens next is nothing short of amazing, as the camera rotates in the air the way a golf ball would before -- incredibly -- dropping into the hole.
The description on the TPI video uploaded to YouTube explains that Phillips attempted the shot eight times before finding the bottom of the cup.
And -- in case you were wondering -- Phillips used the same camera for all eight tries.
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