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José María Olazábal Skipped A Ball Six Times Across A Water Hazard

This golf ball’s trajectory will make your emotions soar, only to very quickly leave them afloat in mid-air, wondering where and how to land.

The golf ball, shot by José María Olazábal at a practice round for The Masters yesterday, skips over water and then disappoints us all by missing its mark by what looks like only a few feet. It’s the type of quotidian heartbreak that could slowly numb you into a somnolent state, a state where the amazing, wondrous things in life start meaning less and less, so as to protect yourself from that same emotional deflation.

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But it’s worth watching, if only to faintly remember what it was like to DREAM.

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