A look at Jordan Spieth's wild ride on No. 13

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A look at Jordan Spieth's wild ride on No. 13

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A look at Jordan Spieth's wild ride on No. 13

How exactly do we explain this one?

Jordan Spieth went WAY right off the tee at Royal Birkdale’s par-4 13th in the final round of the British Open. He was tied for the lead with Matt Kuchar at the time.

We mean WAY right, by the way.

Contrary to what you might think from that, it actually took some time to confirm Spieth’s ball being found.

Once his ball was indeed found in the deep, deep rough on the side of a huge dune, Spieth then took an unplayable lie and figured out line-of-sight relief with officials for his one-shot penalty drop for several more minutes.

It took that long because Spieth was searching everywhere, EVERYWHERE, for where to drop.

It ended with Spieth taking a drop on the driving range well behind where his tee shot had ended up.

All of this took some 20 minutes, and had social media going crazy over the series of events and the length it was taking.

We tried to describe it here, but you need to watch the replay of this on TV to get the whole craziness.

Even when we thought we were finished, Spieth yelled to his caddie, Michael Greller, to move out of the way before hitting. (To be clear, it was because Greller, standing on top of a dune in front of Spieth, could serve as an aiming point here, and that would mean another penalty.)

This was absolutely unreal stuff.

Somehow, Spieth got his third shot just short of the green.

He would make an 8-footer for bogey.

Considering all that transpired – a penalty, where he dropped the ball, how long this took – this may be the greatest bogey in the history of golf.

It’s almost certainly the craziest.

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