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By his own high standards, Patrick Reed is having a pretty mediocre season. 

The 2017 Masters champ has only one top-10 to show from 15 starts on the PGA Tour and that was last November. 

He currently sits a lowly 76th in the FedEx Cup standings and, after his Green Jacket defence ended with a meek T36 finish at Augusta National, he missed the cut in last month’s US PGA Championship at Bethpage.

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Things haven’t gone much better so far in this week’s US Open. The 28-year-old scraped into the weekend on the number and his frustrations boiled over late in his second round. 

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After flubbing a greenside chip, let’s just say he showed his misfiring clubs exactly who’s boss with a textbook over-the-knee club snap.

Check out the footage below…

Exquisite technique, for sure – but, kids, don’t try this at home. 

It’s not big, it’s not clever and it won’t get you round in any fewer shots. 


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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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