Miguel Angel Jimenez
It's not often you'll see one of Miguel Angel Jimenez's scorecards with a 13 on it.

Why did the most interesting man in the world of golf take a 13 on one hole Sunday in the BMW Masters? Probably just to show he could do it.

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On a very windy afternoon, Miguel Angel Jimenez stepped up to the par-4, 470-yard ninth hole at Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai, China. He then promptly dumped four balls in the water before eventually finding the bottom of the cup.

Here's the official tweet from the European Tour:

 

 

It just wasn't Jimenez's day. In addition to his 13, he had five bogeys and a double-bogey for a final total of 88.

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That left him 19 over for the tournament -- nine of which came on that one hole. But he can take solace in the fact that Tianyi Wu had a worse time of it, breaking 80 just once in four rounds and finishing 13 shots behind Jimenez.

Most interesting man in golf cards a 13 on one hole
October 31, 2014 - 2:22pm
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Car on driving range
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A man drove his Jaguar onto the driving range at Top Golf in Houston.

We've seen cars given out as prizes for making a hole-in-one, but rarely as targets at a driving range. Turns out, that happens, too. 

Last weekend at Top Golf in Houston, a man drove his white Jaguar onto the driving range. As Click2Houston reports:

Houston police said they went out to Top Golf along the Katy Freeway and State Highway 6 after a man reportedly started driving his car over the course.

There are a couple of great parts of this story. First, a man named Josh Putts was the one who sent in the photos. That's right, a man named Putts was on the driving range. 

Also another noteworthy part of the story is that workers on the course were able to corner the Jaguar with their ball-collecting cart. Clearly the cart has technology and stuff.

Surprisingly, the driver wasn't arrested, according to the report. 

Thanks to the Golf Channel for bringing this to our attention. 

Man drives car onto golf driving range
October 31, 2014 - 8:57am
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Lee Westwood
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During the second round of the CIMB Classic on Friday, Lee Westwood recorded a hole-in-one -- the 15th of his career.

On the 11th hole in the second round of the CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur Golf & CC on Friday, Lee Westwood recorded his 15th -- your read that right... 15th! -- career hole-in-one.

The par-3 hole was playing 226 yards. Unlike Danielle Kang on the LPGA, Westwood didn't win a car for his ace. He did, however, soar up the leaderboard. At 7 under, he trails 36-hole leader Billy Hurley by three shots.

Here's the ace:

Lee Westwood sinks 15th career hole-in-one
Danielle Kang
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Another week. Another ace. Another car for LPGA Tour player Danielle Kang.
 
The 22-year-old American made her second hole-in-one in eight days on Friday, acing the 158-yard 17th hole with a 7-iron in the second round of the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship. For her special shot, she received an Audi A6 T2.0. 
 
It'll go nicely with the Buick LaCrosse she won last Thursday for her hole-in-one at the Blue Bay LPGA in China, where she knocked in her tee shot on the 155-yard 17th hole with an 8-iron.
 
 
Those two aces give the former Pepperdine star three on the LPGA Tour this season (her first one came at the Lotte Championship in Hawaii in April) and four in total for the year (the fourth came in a non-competitive round. Her three tournament aces tie the LPGA Tour record for most in a season set by Tracy Kerdyk in 1991 and matched by Charlotta Sorenstam in 2002. 
 
Kang – the U.S. Women's Amateur champion in both 2010 and 2011 – now owns eight aces for her career. She wasn't in off the course at the time I wrote this up, so no comment from her yet. We'll update this post when we hear from her and find out how her plans to open up her own car dealership are coming along.
 
UPDATE: "I was actually thinking about a hole-in-one, because I've been touching that car, I really wanted the car," Kang admitted after her round. "It was a right to left, so I wanted to aim a little right of it but then I caught it okay, and then it hit the fringe, like the collar, and it just kicked straight in and just rolled, tracked all the way into the hole.
 
"It's pretty awesome," she added. "I was standing there and we all screamed. Jodi (Ewart Shadoff) and I were talking about how first week [after an ace] you get a congratulations, second week everyone is just going to yell at you."
 
Making the moment even more memorable was the fact that Kang made her big shot in front of several other players who were waiting on the tee. 
 
"There was some swear words in there," Kang laughed. "My friend, Lizette Salas, was in the back, and everyone was saying: 'Are you kidding me? Again? Another car?'" 
 
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
 

Danielle Kang wins her second car in eight days with her second hole-in-one
October 30, 2014 - 1:54pm
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Bryan Brothers
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The Bryan Brothers took their latest trick-shot effort to the beach.

The Bryan Brothers just keep pumping out the great trick-shot content this week.

On Monday, they put out their best compilation to date. On Wednesday, they released a glow-in-the-dark video via Golf Digest.

Today, there's this from Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, S.C.:

 

Bryan Bros.: Beach dunes trick shot
October 30, 2014 - 1:00pm
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The 10th hole at Harbor Shores is considered to be one of the hardest greens in golf.

We all know that putting is key to any good round of golf. Some putts are easy, others are, well, not so much. 

You may have seen this video (golfer makes insane 3-foot putt) we shared Thursday morning of what should have been an easy 3-foot putt turned into a wild adventure. That got us thinking, what's the wildest and craziest putt you've ever faced. 

So we posed this quesiton to our fans on Facebook, and here are our nine favorite responses.

1. John Simmons: My second junior tournament I was up 1 stroke on the 17th. I had a 40-foot double breaker downhill and nailed it. Won the tournament.

2. Jim Holthus: Had six footer playing in 35- to 45-mile hour wind. I aimed 6 feet right, tapped it and wind blew it in.

3. Greg Elk: Once had about a 90-foot putt with about 20 feet of break. I hit it, and it was on-line. And bam holed that sucker for eagle on a par 5. Lucky it went dead center because I definitely hit it too hard. Hit the back of the cup, jumped about a foot in the air and landed in the hole. Will never forget that one.

4. Justin Russell: Had a 100 footer for bird, and told my buddy 5 bucks if it drops. I drained it to the sound of a lot of family names..

5. John Dresko: Legacy GC, Henderson, Nev. Pin front left, ball back right. Par 5, 40-foot downhill with 10 feet of break left to right. Hit it too hard, but it dove right into the cup for an eagle. If it kept going, it would have been rinsed.

6. Linda Kawaguchi: 151-foot putt that I made in one. Angel park, Las Vegas, Nev., at the putting course with a balcony full of spectators!

7. Robert Bicknell: 90-foot, triple break downhill with green speed that day measuring 12 on the stimp.

8. John Davis: Wicked Stick at Myrtle Beach. At the 14th hole I just hit front of green, said I hope to get within 5 feet of hole hitting to the back right 60 feet with a 10-foot break and a .05 percent chance of holing it. It went in center cup at a perfect speed. Best putt I ever hit.

9. Bryn Evans: First time I ever hit a 35-foot putt like a 2 footer Cascata near Las Vegas. Didn't believe the fore caddie when he said hit it like it's a 2 footer. Drained it and still one of the best/memorable birdies I've ever made.

 

 

 

 

 

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