Henrik Stenson snaps his club during frustrating Open round

Jay Busbee
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Henrik Stenson snaps his club during frustrating Open round

Ah, the Open Championship. Bringing out the best in players for more than a century.

Coming into the Open, Henrik Stenson was projected as one of the potential favorites to win at Hoylake; indeed, he's our pick. But a frustrating shot in the mess at 17, and, well, he decided to take out his rage on his iron:

 
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Stenson would go on to finish the round at even par, which isn't terrible, but given the fact that birdies were out there, it had to be frustrating.

Of course, it's not like this is anything new for Stenson:

Yeah. Going to be a fun next few days for Stenson.

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Jay Busbee is a writer for Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at jay.busbee@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter.