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By Stephanie Wei under The Masters

Unfortunately, that headline is not an exaggeration. Ernie Els lived a real-life nightmare on the first hole to kick off his 2016 Masters campaign, making a sextuple-bogey 10 quintuple-bogey 9* on the par 4 to post the highest number there in the history of the tournament by two one shot. Worst of all, he needed seven six putts from short range.

Watch at your own risk of catching the yips:

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