Worlds best golfer John Rahm misses one of the easiest putts youll ever see

Jon Rahm missed one of the shortest putts in PGA Tour history at the Arnold Palmer Invitational – proving he is human after all.

The world No. 1 has been almost immune to error over the last few years.

But he got it badly wrong on the par-three seventh at Bay Hill in Florida.

Rahm stepped up to his ball, looking to finish off a routine 10-inch putt that even the world's worst amateur would have fancied.

And the world's worst amateur might have done a better job as Rahm somehow failed to sink his effort.

The Spaniard didn't get enough contact and watched in agony as his ball barely rolled an inch further forward.

Rahm stopped for a second and rubbed the tip of his club before he knocked in the follow-up shot for a bogey.

The PGA Tour declared it the shortest missed putt of the season by any player – and golf fans couldn't believe it.

One person tweeted: "Jon Rahm is one of us! Leaves a one-footer short."

Someone else added: "Jon Rahm is human."

A third user commented: "Jon Rahm just missed a 3-inch putt…and didn’t even get it to the hole."

Have you ever missed a putt as easy as Rahm's? Let us know in the comments section.

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"Jon Rahm goes full Happy Gilmore as he hits one of the worst putts ever in the Arnold Palmer Invitational," joked another.

Rahm didn't have any excuses for his error after an even-par round of 72 that left him tied for 51st on day one.

"I wish I could give you all the excuses in the world, but no, it's as simple as it just didn't feel good in my hands, and I tried to stop, and I didn't. I just simply didn't stop," Rahm told reporters afterwards. "I don't know. It was very odd.

"I've seen many things. I've seen the putter get a little stuck on a blade of grass on the way back and do something funky, hit the ground before because you're not paying attention.

"I've seen so many things from a foot. I've seen some of the best putters in the world miss it because you don't really take a proper stance."

Rory McIlroy leads the way after the first round at Bay Hill. The Northern Irishman carded a seven-under-par round of 65 to give him a two-shot lead going into day two.

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