Like all ingenious inventions, it looks so simple once you see it and you say to yourself “Why hadn’t I thought of that?”.
A golf course in Georgia, USA has shared around this device that creates a hands-free way of getting the golf ball out of the hole.
The device attaches itself to the flagstick, providing a new base in the hole which can be raised using the end or the shaft of your putter.
It seems they’ve been around in some form or another via Falcon Golf. It’s not just perfect preventing transmission of the current coronavirus, but for prohibiting any future virus transmission and simply to make it easier for people to get their ball out of the hole.
Check out the new EZ Lift ball retrievers that we have installed on all flagsticks. No need to ever touch the flagstick again! pic.twitter.com/h5oKyXQME5
— Cobblestone (@CobblestoneGolf) April 16, 2020