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VIDEO: Thorbjorn Olesen accidentally hits a putt

By Kyle Porter | Golf Writer

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On Friday at the Turkish Airlines Open Thorbjorn Olesen went up to address his ball and accidentally hit it on the way down.

I've done this approximately 293 times while playing but it's pretty jarring to watch a professional do it, especially so carelessly (the ball went a good three feet!)

You can watch the full video here. The announcers are just incredulous.

It was originally presumed that Olesen actually wouldn't be penalized a stroke because practice strokes, if they are in fact practice strokes, don't count.

But Ben Coley of sportinglife.com clarified that Olesen was penalized and clarified with an official right away that he could replace his ball.

I can't even fathom the meltdown that would have occurred if this was Tiger Woods.

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