Sometimes all you can do is laugh it off and tap down an imaginary spike mark.
That was exactly Ludvig Aberg's approach after he somehow three-putted from three feet during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open.
Aberg made the cut by two strokes at Torrey Pines but it has been a frustrating two days for the Swedish phenom.
He's typically solid across the board but has lost strokes in putting and approaches to the green.
The horror moment for Aberg came at the par-5 13th on the South Course. Aberg found the green with two enormous hits.
But somehow he walked off the green shaking his head with a bogey on the card.
His birdie putt was, according to the official PGA Tour website, from a distance of 2ft and 9ins.
He watched his attempt catch the lip and he swiftly tried to tidy up from 22 inches but he rushed it completely, prompting gasps from the gallery.
"It's a hard game sometimes," one X user wrote. Another added: "Happens to the best of us."
By day's end he signed for a level par 72 and found himself eight behind the 36-hole leader Stephen Jaeger.
Jaeger was only one stroke ahead of the young Dane Nicolai Hojgaard.
His twin brother Rasmus was also in contention at the Ras Al Khaimah Championship.
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