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Video: Rogue Ball Attacks Carl Pettersson's Ball!

From an unbylined Sky report on day two of the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion.

When asked about the freak incident on the fifth, Pettersson admitted he "had no clue" as to who hit the rogue shot, which was likely to have come from the adjoining second hole.

"I was getting ready to go and pulled the club back and a ball bounced and hit my ball, so I managed to stop," he said. "I've never seen that or experienced that before.

The video:

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Reader Comments (5)

LOL. Poor Carl.
06.14.2013 | Unregistered CommenterPress Agent
Would have been even stranger if he began his downswing and the deflected ball was no longer there. A whiff or not?
06.14.2013 | Unregistered CommenterStephenP
or, if during the downswing, the errant ball knocks his ball out of the way and the swedish redneck hits the errant ball instead of his?
06.14.2013 | Unregistered Commenterduck!hooker
in all scenarios the ball is to be replaced, without penalty or counted stroke.
06.14.2013 | Unregistered Commenterweakgrip
It rolled out of the bag lying on the ground. Look at the caddie looking around, "What the?, where the hell'd that ball come from? Hope no one noticed it was me."
06.14.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDougM

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