Ouch.

That’s the simplest way to explain how a spectator at the Match Play Championship in Marana, Ariz., must have felt after he fell into a cactus — yes, a cactus — when a wayward ball came his way.

Golfer Rory McIlroy and other spectators’ vicseral reactions to the “that’s-gotta-hurt” moment are a good indicator of how bad it must have looked.

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“Did that hit a cameraman right there?” one of the PGA commentators asked about the errant ball that was sent flying Wednesday.

“Everybody felt that one,” a commentator said later during a slow-motion replay.

It is unclear who or what exactly the ball hit, but one man brushed a little too close to a cactus called a jumping cholla, which is known to release its spines at the slightest touch.

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Image source: YouTube

The man didn’t appear to be in too much distress as a woman her keys tried figure out what area to deal with first, a man jumped in to help out with a knife and another man tried to push them off with his comb.

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“There’s knives everywhere. Where did all the knives come from?” a commentator asked.

Watch the clip:

(H/T: Reddit)

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