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Human Target Practice
Alan Shipnuck
June 29, 1998
Late Saturday evening, John Daly and Tiger Woods were on Olympic's nearly deserted driving range when four hang gliders floated over the range and began waving at them. Daly sent a drive screaming toward a glider who was a good 250 yards out and 75 feet in the air. The shot was on line but didn't have quite enough oomph. After two more failed efforts, one with Woods's driver, Daly went to a three-iron. With Woods egging him on, he teed a ball three inches off the ground and blasted it to new heights—higher, perhaps, than any golf ball had boldly gone before. But this too fell short, and Daly, touchingly, waved a tribute to his targets and called it a night.
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June 29, 1998

Human Target Practice

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Late Saturday evening, John Daly and Tiger Woods were on Olympic's nearly deserted driving range when four hang gliders floated over the range and began waving at them. Daly sent a drive screaming toward a glider who was a good 250 yards out and 75 feet in the air. The shot was on line but didn't have quite enough oomph. After two more failed efforts, one with Woods's driver, Daly went to a three-iron. With Woods egging him on, he teed a ball three inches off the ground and blasted it to new heights—higher, perhaps, than any golf ball had boldly gone before. But this too fell short, and Daly, touchingly, waved a tribute to his targets and called it a night.

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