Dutch professional Joost Luiten faced a unique and frustrating occurrence on the golf course during the DP World Tour Championships in Dubai. After making a bogey, Luiten threw his driver at a tree in frustration, only to have it become stuck in the branches. In an attempt to retrieve the driver, he threw another club, which also got caught in the tree.
Despite trying to jump and hit the tree with a standard bearer’s sign, Luiten was ultimately unsuccessful in dislodging his clubs from the tree. He continued his efforts by launching a third club at the tree, resulting in the loss of yet another club in the process.
As a tournament official tried to dislodge the clubs with sticks, Luiten played the rest of the hole with only 11 clubs before a volunteer was able to rescue the lodged equipment. Despite this setback, Luiten finished