British Open: World No. 1 Jason Day shanks shot at Royal Troon

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It happens to all of us... even the No. 1 player in the world. Check out this shank that Jason Day hit in the third round of the Open Championship.
By T.J. Auclair
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, July 16, 2016 | 9:02 a.m.

Need something to make you feel better about your own golf game?

We've got you covered. Check out the world's No. 1-ranked player -- Jason Day -- hitting a shank on the 12th hole at Royal Troon in the third round of the 145th Open Championship on Saturday:

We've all been there. It's not fun to do, or fun to watch.

Day bogeyed the hole to drop back to 2 under for the day and 1 under for the tournament.

People were having fun with Day's shank on Twitter just minutes after it happened:



T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.