25 sad golf stories in 5 words or less

Mar 19, 2017; Orlando, FL, USA; Adam Hadwin drops his putter in reaction to a nearly missed birdie putt on the 14th hole during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament at Bay Hill Club & Lodge . Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Golf does not always go as planned.

Whether it’s shanking your drive on the first tee or 3-putting for a bogey, almost every round comes with a sad story.

We asked the TCN Twitter community to respond to the following poll: “Tell us a sad golf story in 5 words or less.”

Here are our 25 favorite responses. You can click here to follow – or add – to the thread.

“Airline lost my clubs again…” — @hendygolf

“18 greens, shot level.” — @meg_maclaren

“This morning at The Glades.” — @MattWebberWrite

“Anthony Kim not on Subpar.” — @golf_subpar

“Missed the cut by one.” — @KrisTschetter

“My handicap won’t go up.” — @BombSquadMatt

“I have no internet service.” — @ToddABailey

“I lost an iron cover.” — @PokerQuad

“Cart path only every day.” — @DLTarqytek

“Covid postponed our Ireland trip.” — @GolfTravelerJoe

“Drop zone is over there.” — @stuck_buck

“I shanked it again.” –@ShwaBear

“Augusta National ticket denial email.” — @jasleeack

“Double Double Double Double Double.” — @WKUMoJo

“Playing through, topped tee shot.” — @lornerubenstein

“Tripled 18 for an 80.” — @COOP_Da_Ville

“Pinehurst trip, just punched greens.” — @Lady_Kat_Golf

“Hit flagstick rolled off green.” — @libertyjack14

“Sorry, the greens are punched.” — @boxcars6_6

“You’re still away.” — @MarkHasenjager

“Driver, 3-wood, 4-putt bogey.” — @longdrive_315

“Toss me a ball…” — @oldmud40

“We allow groups of eight.” — @JaredRahe

“Had to climb a tree.” — @JerryLouLooper

“Boss, we’re out of balls.” — @BGMull


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