Sport's hard luck stories

August 16, 2010
By Darren Walton
As harsh as his punishment was in the final round of the US PGA Championship, American golfer Dustin Johnson was not the first - and won't be the last - sportsperson to suffer from extreme misfortune.

Johnson was denied his place in the playoff at the final major of the year after incurring a two-stroke penalty for grounding his club in a barely recognisable bunker on the 18th hole.

Sport, though, is littered with victims of bizarre rulings, controversial decisions, bum calls ...

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