Lipping Out: No. 17

“I look into their eyes, shake their hand, pat their back and wish them luck, but I am thinking, ‘I am going to bury you.’”—Seve Ballesteros
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A lift system suspended high above the ground weaving through a hillside dressed with trees as it transports bags down to the next hole. What could possibly go wrong? If daring employees or over-served customers from this 1989 shot at GMG Hachoiji golf course in Toyko, Japan, were anything like those at your home club today, golf bags weren’t the only thing that would’ve gone for a ride. It gives an entirely new meaning to “race you to the next tee.”