WATCH: PGA Tour player completely chokes, blades his final shot into the water

It’s heartbreaking to watch a journeyman pro like Steve Wheatcroft fall at the final hurdle. His career has been long and tough, 260 professional starts with no PGA Tour wins made this meltdown all the more difficult to watch.

Having bogeyed the 17th, Steve needed a birdie on the straightforward par-5 18th to force a playoff with the eventual winner Jhonattan Vegas. Finding the fairway with his drive, he pulled his approach into the green side bunker, still, not a bad position to get up and down.

The 38-year-old produced a horrible stab from a hard bunker that required a crisp connection. A drop, penalty and two putts later he was tied 5th and roughly $200,000 worse off, having missed precious FedEx Cup points.

Golf can be brutal and it’s hard not to feel terrible for the winless American.

Player of the Tournament

Who do you think deserves Player of the Tournament from this weekend’s Canadian Open? It doesn’t have to be the winner! Out of the athletes listed below, who do you think stood out from the rest because of an insane shot, huge putt or their overall style as they played the tournament? Cast your vote.

Jhonattan Vegas

John Rahm

Martin Laird

Dustin Johnson

Ricky Barnes

Alex Cejka

Steve Wheatcroft

Geoff Ogilvy

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