June 2012

Watch a Mercedes SLS catch a golf ball

by Derek on June 21, 2012

in Video

This is pretty cool.  Mercedes decided to see if they could catch a golf ball in the air with an SLS.  Apparently this is now some kind of world record according to Guiness (farthest golf shot caught in a moving car – 275 meters).  The golfer was Jake Shepherd and the driver was former F1 driver, David Coulthard.  Check out the behind the scenes video after the break.

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Casey Martin talks to the press

by Derek on June 12, 2012

in US Open,Video

You’ve probably heard of Casey Martin before.  His lawsuit and eventual victory at the Supreme Court gave him the right to use a golf cart in PGA Tour competitions.  It turned out to not make much of a difference as Martin lost his tour card and eventually became the golf coach at Oregon.  He qualified for the Open last week and now will be making his first US Open appearance since 1998 (also at Olympic).

If you’re at all interested in Casey’s story, this is a great video.  Martin is entertaining, engaging, and humble.  Regardless of what you think of the Supreme Court’s ruling in his case, it’s hard not to pull for the guy.

I’ve spent some time now with two of True Linkswear’s 2012 models, the Tours and the Stealths.  The short version is that they took an already great shoe line-up and made it even better.  Click continue for the long version.

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