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Guy tries to hit heroic bunker shot, fails spectacularly

February 13, 2015

Golf is really hard, but people forget that sometimes. After all, with pros spending so much time hitting so many incredible shots, it makes that simple truth easy to overlook. Take this one, for example, hit by Tiger Woods during the 2012 British Open:

But the problem is that watching these kind of shots makes us want to try them ourselves, and an even bigger problem is that the result is almost always terrible. Consider GolfGrinders' Instagram video, submitted to Golf Digest through the #whyilovethisgame hashtag, as the evidence:

Regardless, on behalf of regular golfers everywhere, we applaud the effort.