Baseball player turned long drive golfer Wes Patterson showed just what kind of power is involved when competing at a long drive event.
Patterson is part of the field at the ongoing Volvik World Long Drive Finals and snapping a shaft would have been the last thing on his mind. But sure enough, it happened…
How hard is Wes Patterson swinging?
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She broken shaft went screaming into the crowd, striking a spectator in the chest. Thankfully, the guy seemed ok, but it could have been much worse. Here is another angle…
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