A confluence of events this morning got me to thinking 'I wonder how golf trick shot expert Ben Witter is doing?'

First, I had just seen a post by Chris Wood on Twitter where he uploaded a video of the @GolfTrickBoys hitting a shot while balancing on a swiss ball.  I thought, 'I remember seeing Ben do that'.

Second, I'm packing to head out to the 2016 PGA Show in Florida.  That is where (along my friend Mick Walsh) I had the honour of first meeting Ben and filming him doing his amazing shots at Demo Day in 2009.

Third, I always look forward to meeting David Edwards in Orlando. He is also in the business of golf trick shots and is probably the hardest working man I know. Always reminds me of Ben.

So this morning I googled BEN WITTER.  And found his obituary.  Passed away in November 2015. It brought me to tears when I thought of the lifelong battle with cancer he had and how he just got on with life with a smile on his face.

As a tribute to Ben today have a look at his video.

He was one of these unique people you only needed to meet once but will remember forever.



And here is our video with Ben from 2009.



RIP.

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