Golf, being the individual sport that it is, has always really been a contest between the player and the course and fans were reminded of that in 2018.
Courses on the United States PGA Tour are notoriously long and difficult to negotiate.
Sometimes, a little ingenuity can get a player out of a tough spot. However, more often than not, the things players do can be downright unnecessary.
Here is a compilation of some of the stranger shots witnessed on the United States PGA Tour this season.
Rory McIlroy won the Players Championship in dramatic fashion on Sunday as he made two late birdies to win the tournament by one stroke.
Adri Arnaus and Guido Migliozzi both fired career-low rounds on the European Tour to grab a share of the lead at the Magical Kenya Open.
Tiger Woods admitted he was “pretty ticked off” after putting two shots in the water at Sawgrass’ famous 17th hole on Friday.
Some more excellent golf from Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy is threatening to turn the Players Championship into a two-horse race.
Sergio Garcia took some time out from his practice round to help a fan propose to his girlfriend at TPC Sawgrass’ iconic 17th hole.
Tommy Fleetwood and Keegan Bradley share the first-round lead at the Players Championship, while Rory McIlroy lurks just two shots back.