10 Most Popular YouTube Videos

To celebrate 10 years since the first video was uploaded to YouTube, here are our ten most popular European Tour videos.
To celebrate 10 years since the first video was uploaded to YouTube, here are our ten most popular European Tour videos.

Ten years ago today the very first video was uploaded to YouTube. Since then, the platform has changed the way millions, if not billions, of people enjoy video content online. To celebrate the ten year anniversary we decided to take a look back at our ten most popular European Tour videos.

So here you go!

10) Rory McIlroy's 436 Yard Drive

July 2014 - Tournament leader Rory McIlroy drives 436 Yards on Day 1 of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.


9) The Gunpowder Golf Shot

July 2011 - Can any of these top pro golfers hit a ball directly into a barrel of 'gunpowder' that's moored on a boat out at sea?



8) European Tour Happy Gilmore

July 2013 - Phil Mickelson, Padraig Harrington and other top European Tour golfers try the famous 'Happy Gilmore.



7 Louis Oosthuizen’s 500 Yard Drive

April 2013 - Watch as Louis Oosthuizen hits a colossal 500 yard drive with the help of a nearby cart path during the second round of the Ballantine's Championship in Korea.


6) Magicians

September 2012 - Magicians is the latest addition to the European Tour Every Shot Imaginable campaign. This time it pairs the unique talents of the golfers against the skill of a magician, DMC.


5) Luckiest Golf Shot Ever?

August 2010 - Darren Clarke has the luck of the Irish on the 18th hole of the Smurfit European Open, 2005.


4) Pablo Larrazabal Escapes Hornets

April 2014 - Golfer Pablo Larrazabal makes birdie after being attacked by a swarm of hornets and jumping in a lake to avoid them.


3) The 200 Yard Gong Shot

August 2010 - Could David Howell, Paul McGinley, Marcel Siem or Rhys Davies skim a ball 200 yards across a lake and hit a 9 inch gong?


2) The Clay Pigeon Golf Shot

December 2010 - Can any of these top golfers knock a clay pigeon out of the sky with a golf ball? Thongchai Jaidee, David Horsey, Johan Edfors, Simon Khan give it a shot.


1. Rory vs Robot

June 2013 - Rory McIlroy has beaten just about every human on the planet so for the latest European Tour challenge he's up against a robot. Or a Golf Laboratory Computer Controlled Hitting Machine to be precise.

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