17 Awful (But Mostly Funny) Golf Fails from 2013\n"If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate." -- Tom Watson\nStanding in the middle of the fairway on Merion's par-5 second, Steve Stricker essentially blew his chances of winning the 2013 U.S. Open when he shanked his second shot out-of-bounds en route to a triple-bogey 8.\nChi-Chi Rodriguez was trying to hit the glass, but it all went downhill once he hit the frame instead.\nAll this innocent fan wanted was a nice picture with Jason Dufner. Turns out she got a viral one instead.\nAndreas Harto took off his pants so he could hit a shot from the water and, for reasons unknown, didn't put them back on until after he marked his ball.\nHe was trying to say "Deutsche Bank Championship," but what accidentally came out of this local news anchor's mouth was "Douchbag Championship."\nSpecial thanks to AdamSarson.com for these GIFs, and if you don't know what they're from, you're one of the lucky ones. They're taken from a hopelessly strange NBC-PGA Tour rap video about the FedEx Cup, which was promptly deleted from YouTube when people began watching (and making fun) of it.\nPhil Mickelson was trying to retrieve his drive from the rocks on Saturday at the 2013 Pebble Beach Pro-Am when he slipped on the rocks. Poor lefty. Looks like it hurt.\nRory McIlroy tried to play tennis earlier this year, and almost accidentally exploded his head instead.\nStanding in the 5th fairway during his first round of the 2013 U.S. Open, an errant tee shot from an adjacent hole hit Carl Pettersson's ball during his backswing. Kind of a fail, but kind of amazing, really.\nDuring the third round of the BMW Championship, Justin Rose was making a practice swing when his divot flew forward and moved his ball. Sorry, Justin, that's a one-stroke penalty.\nOn Friday at the 2013 British Open, ESPN was obviously very excited about their new "highlights" tag, because they WOULDN'T TAKE IT DOWN.\nShank might not be exactly the right word, but either way, Dufner was trying to make some kind of practice stroke when he sent the ball shooting in the wrong direction.\nIt's safe to say that no matter how bad your night was, or who allegedly "rolled" who, comments like this are totally uncalled for. At least he apologized.\nTom Watson is a legend, no doubt about it, but this shirt selection at the British Open leaves a lot to be desired.