VIDEO: Chris Stroud hits poor BMW Champ drive, snaps driver shaft in 2
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VIDEO: Chris Stroud hits poor BMW Championship drive, snaps driver shaft in two

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Who needs 14 clubs to play golf? Chris Stroud doesn't. He'll be playing the rest of his opening round at the BMW Championship on Thursday with just 13.


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After hitting his tee shot at the par-4 ninth Stroud was so unhappy with it that he snapped the driver shaft in his hands simply by bending the club. Ouch. The crazy part? Stroud was 2 under par at the time, just a shot off the lead of several players at Cherry Hills. Even crazier? He was ever so close to a hole-in-one earlier in the round.

How quickly the mood can change in golf. Stroud went on to make a closing bogey at what was his last hole of the day and posted 1-under 69.

And what's with the BMW Championship and players snapping clubs in two? A year ago, Henrik Stenson broke his driver in Chicago after a poor shot.

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