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Watch Dustin Johnson's Terrible Break at the WGC-HSBC Champions

Russell Knox Wins HSBC Champions for 1st PGA Tour Victory

Russell Knox got into the HSBC Champions as an alternate, but he proved he belonged by winning the World Golf Championship event with a score of 20-under par. 

Dustin Johnson had one of the worst breaks of the week during the final round of the WGC-HSBC Champions on Sunday in Shanghai, and it cost him a couple of spots -- and a bunch of cash -- on the leaderboard.

Hitting his approach shot on the par-5 eighth hole, Johnson’s shot ricocheted off the flag -- Apparently it was too accurate? -- and spun off the green. To make it worse, it spun all the way off the putting surface, rolled down a hill and into the water.

“Cruel,” the commentator said afterward.

Cruel indeed. DJ dropped and made double-bogey and finished T5 at 16-under, four strokes behind winner Russell Knox.

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You can watch the shot below. The crowd reaction says it all.

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