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Rory McIlroy's Errant Shot Knocks Fan Into Cactus

Rory McIlroy did one golf fan real dirty during the opening round of the Accenture match play tournament today. While hitting out of a hazard, McIlroy nailed a nearby fan with his shot. That fan then went tumbling into a cactus plant and came up with big, horrifying chunks of cactus stuck all over him.

Those little buggers are known as "jumping chollas" because of how easily they attach to anything that brushes against them, creating the illusion that they "jump" at people. Here, let this kind man with the red bandana around his neck explain:

I vote for no more golf in the desert.


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