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1 Crash landing
Kenneth Howes and Karla Goodhouse crash landed a plane on the 17th fairway of Stillmeadow Country Club, Ohio, in April this year after an engine failure. Neither was hurt.
2 Splash out
Thomas Levet withdrew from the 2011 British Open after breaking his shin jumping into the lake to celebrate winning the French Open two weeks before.
3 A slaw unto himself
Rory McIlroy once hit out of a bunker filled with 900lb of coleslaw, as part of an ESPN documentary on “sports science”.
4 Lawyers to the fore
A friendly game of golf descended into an eight-year legal battle when a doctor accused a fellow golfer of not shouting “fore” after playing his shot which struck him, blinding him in one eye.
5 Snappy dressers
In 2011 two alligators were filmed fighting for territory on the Eagles golf course in Florida.
6 Drop shot
A 2ft long leopard shark fell from the sky and landed – alive – near the 12th tee on the San Juan Hills Golf Club in California in 2012.
7 Raining balls
In 1969 it was literally raining golf balls in Punta Gorda after they were picked up by a tornado at a nearby course then precipitated back on the Florida town.
Rory McIlroy again - during the World Match Play Championship, he hit a shot out of the rough, which caused a spectator to jump out of the way – and straight into a cactus bush.
9 Photo finish
John Daly hurled a fan’s camera at a tree during the Australian Open after he took a picture during one of his shots. Golf Australia ruled it was the fan’s fault.
10 Branching out
After hitting his ball into a tree, Sergio Garcia, instead of taking a drop, climbed the tree, took his shot and avoided taking any penalty.
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