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The most dangerous job in golf is comedy gold…and just a little cringe worthy

There’s picking up range balls and then there’s picking up range balls in the Philippines.

With no access to the expensive caged vehicles that are commonplace on Middle East ranges, the ball pickers in this video from Kevin Toole have had to get creative with their own armoured outfits that resemble flimsy shower cubicles:

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We’re not proud to admit we’ve had a cheeky pop or two at the local range guys encased in wire but these workers in Manila genuinely deserve danger money. Those shower curtains certainly don’t appear to offer great protection, especially not that close to the action.

As Toole says, the next time you think your job is tough, dangerous or boring, think again.


Golf Digest Middle East

Golf Digest Middle East

Launched in 2008, Golf Digest Middle East is the #1 golf magazine in the region, featuring local content and exclusive articles from the world's leading professionals

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