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Bryson DeChambeau’s attempt to get relief from an ‘ant hole’ at last week’s WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational continues to be ridiculed by others within the game.

The big-hitting 26-year-old made headlines during the opening round at TPC Southwind when he tried to convince a rules official that he was entitled to a free drop after an errant drive when his ball came to rest near what he called “burrowing animal stuff”.

Pleading his case, the American said: “I see a red ant right here. I’m stepping right on it. You’ve got some holes right here with ants coming out of it.”

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The rules official was having none of it and DeChambeau went on to double-bogey the hole.

The following day, arch-rival Brooks Koepka found himself in the exact same spot on the golf course and couldn’t resist the opportunity to poke at his compatriot.

Now, Lexi Thompson’s caddie – her brother Benji – has got in on the act.

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As Lexi went to address her approach into the par-4 at Highland Meadows Golf Club in the LPGA’s Marathon Classic, the 25-year-old backed off and called in her brother to take a look at something.

That something? Ants, apparently.

Turn up your volume and listen to Benji’s reaction…

“C’mon, Bryson. Hit me a good one.”

Sorry, DeChambeau, but it doesn’t look like anybody’s going to let you forget this one anytime soon!

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