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No umbrella, no win: Bad decision sinks Sung Kang

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As a pro golfer, you always put the raingear in the bag, no matter what the forecast says! It’s not like it weighs anything or there’s a shortage of space. Sung Kang learned this lesson the hard way during the final round of the Quicken Loans National.

Unlike another Kang, Danielle, who tasted success Sunday, Sung Kang tasted only rain drops.

As he stood over a 4-footer for birdie to tie the lead on TPC Potomac’s 16th hole, the skies opened up. The pop-up shower drenched the golfer, who was without umbrella or rain gear.

“It said zero percent chance of rain all day. Like no chance of thunderstorms at all,” a rain-soaked Kang told CBS later.

There wasn’t much Kang or caddie Jason Shortall could do. He missed his birdie putt before the horn sounded. Five minutes later, he teed off on the par-3 17th and, appropriately, rinsed his tee shot, sinking his chances of winning the tournament.

“We didn’t expect it was going to rain this hard,” Kang said. “We thought it was just going to be five minutes and gone, but it was pouring down pretty bad. It was just bad timing.”

He finished tied for fifth, three shots behind winner Kyle Stanley.

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  1. Dave R

    Jul 4, 2017 at 12:28 pm

    Those weatherman they never get it right.

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WATCH: PGA Tour players play hole blindfolded and it’s hilarious/amazing

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As part of a Srixon campaign, four PGA Tour players recently participated in a three-hole challenge, with each hole being a different game; hole No. 1 was blindfolded, hole No. 2 was costumes and distractions, and hole No. 3 was alternate shot with a baseball bat. The teams were Smylie Kaufman and Sam Ryder against Shane Lowry and Grayson Murray.

Watch the full video below, since it is quite entertaining (albeit not the type of golf that Old Tom Morris surely had in mind), but in particular, make sure to check out the first hole where Lowry and Ryder play a full hole completely blind folded. It’s amazing to watch how badly Ryder struggles, and how Lowry nearly makes par.

Cleveland-Srixon’s marketing department has been hard at work crafting these viral-esque ad campaigns; if you remember, former long-drive champion Jamie Sadlowski recently dressed as 80-year-old Grandpa Jamie to fool range-goers. That video has since gathered over 1.2 million views on YouTube.

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Think you had a bad weekend on the course? At least you didn’t do this

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We hope this golfer didn’t take the ultra-premium golf equipment plunge before sending his clubs to a watery grave. Either way, this was an expensive (and strangely calm) reaction to a bad round.

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Tiger Woods battles terrifying deep-sea creature, wins

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With four tweets since July 21st, Tiger Woods is exposing himself on social media in a way we haven’t seen.

And with his latest tweet, he’s…exposing himself in a way we haven’t seen.

A shirtless-and-swimsuited Woods appears holding what he purports to be a lobster (but what looks more like a monster of the deep sea).

Nothing like it, indeed.

He’s lucky to have escaped with his life after battling that horrifying crustacean. Spiny lobsters, apparently, don’t have claws, but somehow that doesn’t make them any less terrifying, as they look poised to impale you and carry you off to their reefy lairs.

Not sure how big the beast in Woods grasp actually is, but it pales in comparison to this 14-pound creature from your nightmares.

14_pound_lobster_caught_near_Bermuda_0_48217534_ver1.0_640_480Anyway, Woods has been on something of a grand tour of late it seems, taking in a friendly version of El Clasico in Miami and posing with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

All of this is good to see. It was two months ago that Woods entered rehab following his now-infamous Memorial Day arrest for impaired driving.

What this portends for his future on the golf course is unclear, but you’d assume the 14-time major champion is feeling pretty good if he’s free diving after monsters of the deep.

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