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Golfer loses three clubs up tree trying to retrieve ball

Dutch golfer Joost Luiten contrived to lose three clubs trying to retrieve an errant tee shot that ended up in a tree on the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

The season climax at Jumeirah Golf Estates was received by Nicolai Hojgaard within the largest win of the Dane’s profession up to now.

However Luiten’s misadventure additionally caught the attention because the Dutchman completed as one among solely three males over par throughout 4 days of golf within the United Arab Emirates.

Having hit his drive wildly off line on the ninth gap, the 37-year-old tried to retrieve his ball by hurling his driver at it, embedding the membership within the branches.

An try to jab it away with a stick additionally failed, forcing Luiten to return to his bag for a few irons.

They, too, ended up tree-bound, with a now riled Luiten hanging his bag in anger and enjoying on with simply eleven clubs at his disposal.

A nimble volunteer kindly restored his clubs to full complement a couple of minutes later after the Dutchman recorded a bogey 5.

“I had simply made bogey on the eighth,” Luiten stated after signing for a spherical of 73. “I used to be annoyed, a type of weeks [when] nothing went my means.

“I misplaced it and threw my driver and it obtained caught up a tree. That sums up my week properly.

“I attempted to get it out by throwing another clubs at it and [two] different clubs obtained caught up the tree so I couldn’t get them out.”

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