Golfer Smashes $80,000 ESPN Camera with Errant Shot at British Open

By: Josh Wolford - July 18, 2013

I’m actually surprised that this doesn’t happen more often – especially considering the choppy conditions that a tournament like the British Open is known for. But anyway, it happened. A professional golfer shattered a super-expensive HD camera with a shot out of the tall grass at Muirfield.

It was Thomas Bjorn, whose errant shot that cracked the lens of the $80,000 camera was only the first disaster to befall the golfer on hole #1. He ended the hole with a double bogey.

Trey Wingo provides us with a close up of the damage:

ESPN’s David Scott confirms that the camera is back up and running:

Fore!

Josh Wolford

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