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Video: Patrick Cantlay With The Unluckiest Shot Of The U.S. Open

Patrick Cantlay plays his shot at the U.S. Open at Winged Foot.

MAMARONECK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 18: Patrick Cantlay of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of the 120th U.S. Open Championship on September 18, 2020 at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The second round of the U.S. Open at Winged Foot was downright cruel on Friday. Unfortunately for the players that did make the cut, this course isn't getting any easier this weekend.

It's been a brutal third round for Patrick Cantlay, who had the unluckiest shot we've seen this tournament.

On his third shot at the 15th hole, Cantlay's ball ricocheted off the flagstick and rolled all the way past him. Obviously he made a mental error by not taking out the flag prior to his shot, but regardless that is still a tough break for him.

Cantlay actually did a decent job recovering from that unlucky shot, as he managed to end up with just a bogey on the 15th hole.

Here's the unlucky shot from Cantlay that's going viral:

Winged Foot has been a tough challenge for Cantlay, who already has four bogeys through six holes on the back nine.

At this point, Cantlay has played himself out of contention. He's currently 12-over par for the U.S. Open, leaving him toward the bottom of the leaderboard with Troy Merritt.

That being said, Cantlay can use the fourth and final round tomorrow as an opportunity to build some momentum for the next PGA Tour event.