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Nov
7
2013
Tiger hitting ball from west to east

Tiger hitting ball from west to east

Tiger Woods is competing in the inaugural Turkish Airlines Open on the European Tour this week. He’s been paid a lot of money to show up and play some golf, so he had some sponsor responsibilities, like a photo shoot on the Bosphorous bridge, where he hit balls from Europe into Asia. 

Believe it or not, he was quite nervous for the publicity stunt, which is understandable given the narrow fairway and the conditions. It was also his first time hitting balls on a bridge — he’s done the whole airport runway thing before, though. He had just flown 12 hours, hopped off his plane and then had to “hit driver down the narrowest fairway” he’s ever seen. 

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Nov
5
2013
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods about to hit a ball into Asia

Tiger Woods is playing in this week’s Turkish Airways Open, a European Tour “Finals” event, for a reported ~$2.4 million (1.5GBP). Part of the deal is getting involved in photographed stunts and sponsored outings, like hitting a ball from the famed Bosporous Bridge, which connects the west to the east. 

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