Watch Marc Leishman hit one of the best drivers off the deck you’ll ever see

Here is another reason match play golf is much more interesting to watch than regular stroke play tournaments; drivers off the deck.

Yesterday we saw Sergio Garcia hit driver off the deck to get to the green in two at the WGC Dell Match Play and while we don’t have the same awesome slo-mo footage to watch, Marc Leishman’s driver off the fairway on the same hole today is a thing of beauty.

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Watch this amazing slo-mo video of Sergio Garcia hitting driver off the deck

Nick Faldo was left baffled by a closer look at Sergio Garcia’s driver off the deck.

Late in his match against Ireland’s Shane Lowry at the Dell Match Play, Sergio Garcia took driver off the deck to try and reach the par-5 in two.

It was a pretty decent effort as his golf ball finished just short of the green, but it was the close-up slo-mo replay of the shot that causes Nick Faldo, and just about everyone else that sees this to gasp out loud.

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Video: Day withdraws from WGC Match Play to be with mum battling lung cancer

Jason Day will take an indefinite leave from golf to be with his mother who is battling cancer.

Jason Day gave an emotional press conference after withdrawing from the WGC Match Play in Austin, Texas. After walking off the course after just six holes, Day revealed that his mother is battling lung cancer and has been given just 12 months to live.

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FLASHBACK: When Arnold Palmer hit driver off the deck to finish his PGA Tour career

Arnold Palmer played his last PGA tour event at his own Arnold Palmer Invitational in 2004 and the man finished in superb fashion hitting a driver off the deck to the 18th green at Bay Hill.

Australia’s Stuart Appleby finished runners-up to Chad Campbell that year with the American winning by a whopping six-strokes but we doubt few cheers were as loud as when Palmer finished like he did.

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Defending champ Day looking for form at Bay Hill

After recovering from a double-ear infection, Jason Day is looking to defend his title at this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Jason Day is the defending champion of this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational that takes on extra significance in the wake of Palmer’s death last year.

Day arrives at Bay hill looking to arrest a slide in form to not only defend his title, but to make at run at The Masters Tournament which is now only 20 days away.

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PGA Tour video tribute: The Legacy of Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer’s legacy is beautifully honoured in this wonderful video from the PGA Tour.

This week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational is taking on greater significance than usual as it will be the first since Arnold Palmer passed away in September last year. There are already some wonderful tributes to the Palmer who, as Jack Nicklaus says “came along at a time when golf needed somebody to take hold.”

The PGA Tour have put together this wonderful video tribute to the legacy of Arnold Palmer that not only features Jack Nicklaus but other greats of the game including Greg Norman, Gary Player, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

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John Daly and Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston sit down in kitchen for Q&A: video

At the kitchen table in John Daly’s house, Meat and Beef answer a few fan questions including asking their favourite golf course in Australia.

John Daly and Andrew Johnston are good friends and they got together to answer a few questions on Periscope. It looks like they’ve just decided to have a chat in John Daly’s kitchen and we can’t decide if it’s must-watch viewing or simply something we can’t turn away from.

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