Man at Riviera narrowly avoids Charl Schwartzel drive

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Charl Schwartzel is in contention at the Northern Trust Open and almost took a fan's head off with his drive on No. 18 on Sunday.

That has to be one of the most terrifying things ever -- for a golf ball to smoke the pavement directly behind you without you knowing it's coming.

Thankfully nobody was hurt, except for Schwartzel's second shot into the 18th green.

Here's a GIF from Adam Sarson:

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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