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Pretty much every golfer knows what it’s like to be caught short on the course – just not in the middle of a major championship with millions of people around the world watching on!

Spare a thought, then, for Jon Rahm.

Playing alongside Dustin Johnson in Friday’s second round of the US PGA Championship at Bethpage, the Spaniard nipped into the rough to answer a call of nature.

• Brilliant Brooks cruising towards victory

• The mind-boggling prize money the 2019 US PGA champion will bank

Just one problem: DJ was lining up a shot behind him… and the on-course cameraman capturing it also managed to capture Rahm relieving himself in the distance!

Here’s the evidence…

• US PGA 2019: Final Round tee times

This presumably isn’t what broadcasters had in mind when they promised streaming coverage…

Still, better that than pulling a ‘Lineker’:


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Michael McEwan is the Deputy Editor of bunkered and has been part of the team since 2004. In that time, he has interviewed almost every major figure within the sport, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The host of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a member of Balfron Golfing Society, Michael is the author of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland 'Writer of the Year' and 'Columnist of the Year'. Dislikes white belts, yellow balls and iron headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.

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