England's Ian Poulter plays from the green side bunker on the 2nd hole during day one of the Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Club, in Gullane Scotland Thursday July 9, 2015. (Kenny Smith/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO
By Sean Zak
Friday, July 10, 2015

Professional golfers throwing their clubs is a time-honored tradition.

Ian Poulter added something new to club-toss history Friday at the Scottish Open.

Playing the 599-yard, par-5 16th hole at Gullane Golf Club, Poulter was struggling on the back nine with four bogeys and one birdie in the first six holes.

That's when he uncorked this slice and accompanying club toss:

 

Bad as it may have seemed to Poulter at the time, he scrambled for par and birdied the next hole. He finished with a 1-over 71.

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