WATCH: Thomas Pieters snap his club in two, throw it in a bush at the British Open
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WATCH: Thomas Pieters snap his club in two, throw it in a bush at the British Open

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Thomas Pieters made an absolute mess of the par-4 11th hole -- better known as The Railway hole -- on Sunday at the 2016 British Open Championship.

He was already on his seventh shot on the hole when NBC cameras found him finally hitting the green at one of the most difficult holes on the planet. So, once he hit the green with his shot, Pieters, in a fit of rage, snapped that club -- clearly the best he hit on the hole -- in two pieces and threw it right into a gorse bush. Then he kept right on walking toward the hole, now down to 13 clubs for the final seven holes.



Under the Rules of Golf, Pieters can't replace the club. Then again, it didn't really matter at that point.

Pieters went on to make a 9 on the hole. Ouch.

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