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Lucas Bjerregaard Had An Absolutely Terrible Hole At U.S. Open

A general view of Pebble Beach.

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 14: A general view of the seventh hole before the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 14, 2010 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Getting multiple bogies on a day can kill a golfer's tournament chances, especially at the U.S. Open. But Lucas Bjerregaard just had a hole so terrible it may have single-handedly ended his run.

The 18th hole at Pebble Beach is a par-five, and plenty of golfers have struggled on it today. But Bjerregaard had an unfathomably hard time at the hole.

His drive was rough enough, going 250 yards right into the water hazard and needing several strokes just to get back onto the fairway. From there, he continued to struggle getting the ball to go in the direction of the hole.

All told, Bjerregaard needed a whopping 11 strokes to make it into the 18th hole. It could have been worse though, as it was originally reported as a +13 before being corrected.

Somewhat fortunately for Bjerregaard, it wasn't the single-worst hole ever for a golfer at the U.S. Open. Doug Ferguson pointed out that it was still better than a 14-stroke hole by John Daly in 2000.

That 11, combined with three previous bogies, dropped Bjerregaard to a last-place tie at +9 through 11 holes.

Considering how well Bjerregaard's opponents are doing today, it would require a terrific finish to his day and tomorrow in order to avoid the cut.

Easier said than done.