It's not unusual to hear that a professional golfer is working on his swing. Even a golfer as accomplished as Tiger Woods was recently told that he needed to get in some extra practice if he wanted to be added to the U.S. team for the upcoming Presidents Cup.
It is unusual, though, for a golfer to want to pull the ball when he is practicing. Or to have to a hit a ball that is already in motion. Of course, most golfers don't trade in their woods and irons for a Louisville Slugger and take batting practice with a Major League ballclub.
But, there was golfer Phil Mickleson on the field at Fenway Park taking a few hacks before the finale of last week's series between the Red Sox and the Yankees.
If the left-handed Mickelson could have pulled the ball down the right-field line then perhaps he could have wrapped it around the famed "Pesky Pole" only 302 feet from home plate for a home run. According to MLB.com's Ian Browne, the best that Mickleson managed was a ball that died on the warning track in center field.
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