Golf can be a frustrating game and sometimes things just don't go your way. But it's those mishits and off-target shots that make you appreciate the ones you stripe that much more.
But there are some shots that just go so poorly that you have to sit back and enjoy a good laugh over it.
We reached out to our many followers on Facebook and asked which shots you hit this year were memorably bad and there were a lot of great responses. Here are some of the best ones:
"If it's possible to shank a hybrid, that's what I did on a par 3 (my handicap index is 3.3). The ball sailed high, right, out of bounds, and careened off a port-a-potty on a roadside near a construction site. Two weeks later I won the club championship... LOL" -Dave Champagne
"Crushing the tee shot on the second last hole of the austrian amateur championship with a 3 iron .. 200m into the corner of the dogleg .. having another 150 in front of me on this lovely par 4 .. duffing it 40m into the water which was 90 degrees to the right and losing the championship by one shot :P" -Wolfgang Amade Lundi
"18th hole. I tried to do too much with a bad lie and only advanced it 15 yards. Then my frustration led me to hit a shot in anger and I made double to shoot even par. To top it all off, lost the hole to even the match and then lost on the second extra hole." -Dan Sanders
"Not me but my buddy. Playing TPC Las Vegas while on vacation bladed a gap wedge for a terrible uphill approach. In an attempt to calm his anger he chunked his brand new wedge into the desert. He calmed down while looking for he wedge...he didn’t find it. Not to mention that his bladed shot (that we couldn’t see due to elevation) ended up 7ft from the pin!! Lol" -Michael Todmann
"Was playing with a random group in Miami FL., went to hit a lob shop over a small pond in front of the green. Everyone is watching me cause they are already on the green. Feeling good, take my time, line it up. Blade it straight into a large rock near the green, bounces right back at me. Ends up about 20 yards behind where I took the shot from. That was a long walk of shame. Still had fun though." -John Hopper
"I made my first hole in one a month ago after 45 years. Next time I played the hole I plunked two straight in to the water and walked to the next tee." -Mike Thomas
"I never hit a bad shot all year. I was fortunate to be able to hit every one of them. A lot didn't go where I aimed though." -Jim Morris Sr.
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