Golfer Sergio Garcia Climbs Tree To Avoid Penalty

Pro golfer Sergio Garcia hit a ball into a tree at the Arnold Palmer Invitational over the weekend. The easy choice? Just take a 1-stroke penalty and drop the ball to the ground. But Garcia climbed 15 feet up the tree and played the ball from there.

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Pro golfer Sergio Garcia hit a ball into a tree at the Arnold Palmer Invitational this weekend. The easy choice: Just take a one-stroke penalty. Drop the ball to the ground. But Garcia did it the hard way. He climbed 15 feet up the tree and played the ball from there. Balancing himself with one hand on the club, he somehow knocked the ball onto the fairway. Well, what is the best club in such a situation? One PGA announcer suggested a tree iron.

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