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Ernie Els has Brain Cramp on 1st Hole of Open Championship

We’ve all done it before.

You’ve just made a complete mess of a golf hole, hitting shot after shot before finally getting up on the green. You’re frustrated. You kind of want to pick up and go home. To add insult to injury, you miss a short putt for a bogey.

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Angry, you swipe at the next putt backhanded … and then miss again.

Welp, Ernie Els just did the same thing. Except he’s playing in the Open Championship:

 

That’s a triple-bogey 7 on Els’ opening hole, and definitely not the way the two-time Open champion wanted to start his tournament. Let’s assume he focuses a little more on each following putt the rest of the day.

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