I really like golf, except when I really hate it.

It’s a great game, and it’s hard not to enjoy a day on a pristine, scenic golf course. But I’m also terrible, which tends to curb my enthusiasm. It does make for some colorful moments. Ask anybody who’s survived a round with me.

Anyway, I can’t even imagine being able to perform ball tricks like VCU senior Adrian Parada does here. He’s just killing time on the range, while I would probably pull a hamstring trying to keep this ball in the air for any more than a couple of bounces.


As good as that is, Parada still has a ways to go to match VCU’s own Chuck “The Hit Man” Hiter, who seems to have a pretty good handle on this trick shot thing.