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01/07/2013 by
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Rory McIlroy Vs “Jeff” The Robot

Practice makes masters, no doubt about that and there are various ways how to advance in golf.

Rory McIlroy Vs Jeff The Robot

Did you know that Rory McIlroy used to practice golf by hitting golf balls into his mum’s washing machine? But now he’s challenged by someone else…

We have seen some golf-related stunts before, like David Coulthard catching a golf ball in Mercedes, Tiger Woods walking on water or hitting cups.

But I really like this one, featuring professional golf player Rory McIlroy, who has beaten just about every human on the planet.

This time he was challenged by a different kind of competitor – Golf Laboratory Computer Controlled Hitting Machine. Let’s put away the formality and call him just “Jeff”.

The latest advert for the European Tour is connected to Rory McIlroy’s first TV appearance on the Kelly Show when he was nine-old, confidentially admitting his practice techniques.

Rory McIlroy Vs The Robot

The duel is very even and Jeff has some awesome catch up phrases, that make Rory loose focus and miss the washing-machines.

My Opinion?
A very entertaining way of doing a promotion. I had some good laughs – let’s admit it, Jeff has great lines.

The nice video promoting the European Golf Tour got more than 1.7 million views in just 4 days.

That is earning attention and so far a nice result!

What About You?
How do you like the video and Jeff’s sense of humor? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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