WATCH: This Disc Golfer Misses A Perfect Game By Just A Few Inches

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In the world of sports, it isn’t uncommon to read stories about perfect games. We hear all about no-hitters or someone bowling a perfect 300 score, but we don’t hear about the near-perfect games nearly as much as we should. And this disc golfer has the perfect video to capture his near-perfect game.

We’ve all had days that make us want to scream at the guy next to us in traffic, or beat a coworker senseless — maybe several coworkers, depending on where you work. Disc golfer Paul Mcbeth recently had the professional athlete’s version of one of those days. Here we have one of Mcbeth’s recent games, in which he achieves an almost perfect score, only to have it taken away from him at the last second. In the video below, you can see him just barely miss his target, as the disc gets lodged between the wires of the basket, rather than going in.

It’s like the video equivalent of that picture of the slice of pizza faced down on the ground. As a rule, the disc must go over the rim of the basket in order for the points to count. So even though the disc made it partially into the basket, it doesn’t count anymore than a basketball getting wedged between the rim and the backboard.

Though to be honest, the image of Mcbeth, at the end, staring down at the disc stuck in the metal wire basket would make a great statue somewhere, as a statement on perseverance or something. At the very least, it could be made into one of those motivational posters with the words “Don’t Give Up” written underneath it in big white letters.

No matter how Mcbeth feels after that game, we can all agree that it’s probably still better than the girl in this video whose selfie cost her about $200,000.

I’m an English major at Montclair State University, with a minor in creative writing. I started writing short horror fiction when I was six years old, and hope to publish some original pieces some time in the near future. In addition to writing, I enjoy singing, drawing, and acting. Every two weeks, you can see me in my finest lingerie (and about two solid inches of makeup) acting in the Rocky Horror Picture Show with the Home of Happiness in Montclair, NJ. My passion in life is watching people slowly disintegrate their relationships, with others, over arguments like the “Taylor Ham vs. Pork Roll” debate. I enjoy long walks in the woods, and I’ve never seen a dolphin up close.

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