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Golfer sets PGA record for worst par-4 hole

(CBS/AP) - If a one-over par is a bogey and a two-over is a double bogey, what do you call a 12-over?

Just ask Kevin Na, who will remember his "duodecuple-bogey" on the ninth hole at the Texas Open for a long time.

Na set a new low Thursday for the worst par-4 hole in the PGA Tour record books, shooting a 16 with a nightmarish sequence of shots.

His problems included an unplayable lie from the tee, a two-stroke penalty after the ball ricocheted off a tree and struck him, and five consecutive strokes from the woods.

Na ended the first round thinking he shot a 15 on the hole. But another stroke was added after Na reviewed the video replay before signing his scorecard. He finished the round with an 8-over 80.

Video of Na's debacle is so sad it is almost comical. Most of the TV coverage looks like a home movie from a camping trip in the woods.

At one point, Na smiles with exasperation but his caddie remains stone-faced.

"How are we gonna count all the shots?" Na asks.

"I have no idea," his caddie replies.

The announcers tasked with covering the hole seemed at a loss for words - and score.

"Oh man, this is getting worse," one announcer says while Na is stuck in the woods. "We could be here a while sorting this out."

When Na finally - mercifully - reaches the green and gets ready to putt, the announcer says: "Well I don't really know what this is for, we're gonna have to add them all up."

The worst single-hole score at a PGA Tour event belongs to John Daly, who had an 18 on the par-5 sixth hole at Bay Hill in 1998.

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