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Rory’s Tricked… To A Tee

12.14pm 29th November 2010 - People

Louis Oosthuizen holds a tee over the face of Rory McIlroy as trick shot expert David Edwards hits a full drive during the Dubai World Championship © Getty Images

As one of the best players in the game, World Number Nine Rory McIlroy is used to getting out of tricky lies.

But the 21 year-old from Northern Ireland was left with no escape when former European Tour pro David Edwards roped in the Ryder Cup star to help with one of his trick shots during the Dubai World Championship presented by DP World.

Edwards, who is entertaining huge galleries all week at the final event on The Race to Dubai, had McIlroy lie prone on the ground while Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen held a long tee on his face before Edwards crashed a full blooded drive from the tee.

Regarded as the best trick show entertainer in the world, Edwards currently holds the world record for his famous Scissor Hands shots – 310 balls in just three minutes – which was one of many stunts that proved popular with pros and spectators.

Edwards also showed off his talents with a variety of unusual golf clubs including a double headed iron, a club with the head of a hammer, extra long drivers and clubs with rubber shafts.

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