Found July 20, 2013 on
During the third round of The Open Championship, Charl Schwartzel was on the 448-yard 15th hole and ripped an absolutely massive drive. The ball just kept rolling all the way up onto the green because of the rock-hard fairway and lightning fast conditions. My favorite part was the group on the green pointing at the ball and chuckling at what they had just seen.
Unfortunately for Schwartzel he played miserable during the third round and missed the 10-foot eagle putt he had. Schwartzel finished 5-over on the day and stands at 6-over for the tournament.
BEST OF MAXIM
LET IT FLY
Charl decided to take the road less traveled on Saturday at the Open Championship on the par-4 15th. Just drive the green, no big deal. [FTW] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Already peeved at making three straight bogeys, Charl Schwartzel's patience snapped at the British Open when he skewed a shot out of heavy rough on the 15th hole.
His club snapped, too.
The 2011 Masters champion threw his iron to the ground with both hands and the shaft broke in half.
Schwartzel says ''it is what this championship does to you.''
A day after snapping his 8-iron in disgust, Charl Schwartzel has gone on the offensive again at the British Open.
The South African described conditions at Muirfield on Friday as unfair and ''a lottery,'' despite shooting the lowest second-round score so far.
The 2011 Masters champion compared the fairways to a ''runway'' after hitting his drive...