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5 guys not in the field at the Players who are NOT having a good week

By Alex Myers

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The weather has been great and so has the golf, but not everyone is having a dream week at the Players. Here are five guys who are struggling in particular:

1. This guy, who has to clean up the divots made by the players on No. 17. "You really work up a sweat doing this," he said.

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Related: The winners and losers from Friday at the Players

2. This kid, who really drew the short end of the stick with his assigned group.

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3. Vijay Singh, who lives right down the road from TPC Sawgrass, but didn't get into the field as a third alternate. Vijay, can we come to your house to watch this weekend?

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Never mind. . .

4. This turtle on No. 16, who just wanted to get some sun and be left alone.

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Related: At No. 17, no two train wrecks are alike

5. This lonely guy. See him way out there in the background standing on what looks to be a box in the middle of the water?

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He takes a boat out to this camera stand to film the 17th hole and stays there for eight hours. It's a nice view, but there's no bathroom. Did we mention he's out there for eight hours?

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July 28, 2014

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