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Thomas Bjorn breaks $80,000 camera at British Open

By Luke Kerr-Dineen

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It seems no one is safe from this gnarly rough at Muirfield, on or off the course.
 
On the very first hole, Thomas Bjorn who, at 42 is still searching for his first British Open after a number of close calls, hit his drive into the rough and tried to hack it back into the fairway. But he found something else instead.

 
Bjorn's ball squirted left and straight into one of ESPN's cameras, breaking its $80,000 lens. He went on to make double on the hole. ESPN personalities Trey Wingo and Rick Reilly jokingly tweeted about the mishap, the latter saying Bjorn owed the company $80,000.

Check out the video here:
 

 

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July 28, 2014

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