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Britain's tallest man makes 35-inch putter look like a child's toy

By T.J. Auclair
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The British Masters is going on this week on the European Tour.

Before the tournament kicked off, there was a funny moment to come out of the pro-am.

European Tour winner Tyrrell Hatton -- 5 ft., 9 inches tall -- played alongside Britain's tallest man, Paul Sturgess, who registers at 7 feet, 7 inches tall.

Sturgess, 29, has spent four years playing professional basketball for the Harlem Globetrotters and finished his most recent tour in May. His trademark has become a slam dunk... barely leaving his feet and holding the rim while standing.

During the pro-am round, Hatton and Sturgess decided to swap putters, which was good for a laugh. But, as you can see for both players weilding the improperly-sized putters, they were both able to knock it down with no problem.

Also, a little fun fact about Sturgess and his golf game. Believe it or not, he's an impressive 8 handicap.

Here's more on Sturgess:

 

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