WATCH: Ricky Barnes hits rough shank on 17 at AT&T Byron Nelson

By Dan McDonald
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Professional golfers are really good, but even they hit a dreaded shank or two every once in awhile.

That was the case with Ricky Barnes on the 17th hole -- his 8th hole of the second round -- at the AT&T Byron Nelson. His tee shot found dry land, but very far right of where he expected to be.

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And of course, to add insult to injury it gets the protracer treatment below. Take a look at the shot for yourself.



We feel your pain, Ricky. We've ALL been there.