At least there wasn't a reporter attached to it.
Sergio Garcia took out his frustrations on a course microphone at the Olympic Club on Friday after mis-hitting his tee shot on the third hole.
Garcia had been playing a solid round on the punishing course and was one under when he got to the third hole, his 13th. (Related: Interactive map.) After his tee shot landed several yards short of the green, Garcia slashed his club at a microphone on the tee box, cutting it in half. The Golf Channel has footage of Garcia's microphone duel here.
Despite the outburst, Garcia was able to hold it together for the rest of his round to post a respectable one-over 71 on Friday. He is four over for the tournament.
The hot-blooded Garcia has been known to show his frustrations on the course, most recently with a textbook-perfect club throw at the Thailand Golf Championship in December.