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The Golf Ball Gods Of Ponte Vedra

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 22:  Geoff Ogilvy of Australia checks the lie of his ball before he plays his second shot at the 8th hole during the final round of the Dubai World Championship, on the Earth Course, Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 22, 2009 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
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Larry SnarkvilleAnalyst IJune 2, 2016

Gabe was nuts.

Had 'em too.

"Let's climb the water tower," he suggested.

THe water tower was standing within the area of play at The Ponte Vedra (FL) Club. Adorned with the Club's logo, it was its iconic landmark.

And so, he climbed up it.

Right up the center of the tower.

Upon reaching the summit, he popped open the top of the tower's bulbous head and bellowed to the players below, "This is God and I have your balls!"

The he showered the people, not with love, but with beat up Titleists.

So many moons ago.

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