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Even world No. 1 Jason Day is not immune from the shanks at The Open

The best player in the world hits one right off the hosel and shoots it across the fairway toward a hospitality tent.

One constant at The Open is the total unpredictability once a player hits the ball off the fairway. You might catch a perfectly clean lie, you might fall into an unplayable lie, and you might get a lie where you have no idea what's going to happen until you make the swing.

World No. 1 Jason Day found this out the hard way on Saturday morning as he was working on an excellent round. Day tried to chop out of some high junk off the fairway, and the ball, caught perfectly in slo-mo by the NBC replay, went right off the hosel. It shot almost directly across the fairway and toward some sort of hospitality structure, sending people for cover.