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Watch: Steve Wheatcroft's Brutal Sand Shot to Lose Canadian Open

Jhonattan Vegas Chases Down Leaders, Wins RBC Canadian Open
Jhonattan Vegas got into the clubhouse at 12 under and no one could catch him at the RBC Canadian Open. 

Pro golfers hitting shanks and duffs, banana hooks, and drop-kick pulls usually makes the casual golf fan giddy. 

Yeah, they're good, but they're still just like us: they still hit awful shots. 

But it stops being amusing when the 20-handicap-esque shot costs someone a chance at a PGA Tour victory. 

That's exactly what happened to Steve Wheatcroft on the 18th hole of the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday. 

Just a shot down and in the greenside bunker in two, all Wheatcroft needed to do was get up and down for birdie to tie the lead and get into a playoff with eventual winner Jhonattan Vegas. Instead, Wheatcroft hit one of the worst bunker shots you'll see a pro hit. 

The shot went careening over the green and into the water hazard. 

Wheatie still had a chance to make par if he could have made the ensuing putt, a shot that would have given him a second-place finish. Instead it went begging, and with it some serious dollars, not to mention FedEx points. 

Watch the shot below. 

 

 

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