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14 Angry Golfer Moments from the Pros


Sergio Garcia

At the 2012 U.S. Open, golfer Sergio Garcia comes up a little short on a par 3 and takes it out on a microphone at Olympic Club.

Henrik Stenson

Club-breaking can be hazardous. And not just for the club. Just ask Henrik Stenson at the 2011 U.S. Open.

Tiger Woods

For a split second, you can see fear in Tiger’s eyes that he’s killed a member of the gallery.

Henrik Stenson

Stenson learned his lesson in the last one — don’t break the club, just nonchalantly toss it into the water.

Woody Austin

Austin tends to beat himself up over his mistakes. Literally. Hilariously.

Woody Austin

Not content to punish the ball, Woody unleashes his fury on the putter and bag too. 

Pat Perez

A craftsman never blames his tools. A golfer often does, though.

Sergio Garcia

This is impressive. If club-tossing ever becomes an Olympic sport, my money’s on Sergio.

Sergio Garcia

Garcia takes a timeout to do a little amateur strip-mining before lining up his putt.

Mike Clayton

This may be the costliest mini-tantrum in golf history. It’s also freakin’ hilarious.

Tiger Woods

Tiger's lost his cool before, but this was The Masters, making this a big-time no-no.

Rory McIlroy

At the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion, Rory took out his considerable frustrations on an innocent iron.

Bubba Watson

A quality boss never blames his employees for his own failures, as Bubba seemed to do at the Travelers.

Charl Schwartzel

Charl was not in charge of his emotions during the first round of the 2013 British Open.