Japan's prime minister fell over and rolled into a bunker while playing golf with Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took a spill while climbing out of a sand trap during a golf game with President Donald Trump on Sunday.

But while Trump had his back turned and missed the spectacle, a Japanese news helicopter caught it in full.

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Notable Trump travels of 2017
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Notable Trump travels of 2017

Saudi Arabia

Kicking off President Trump's first lengthy international trip, the president and first lady were in Saudi Arabia May 20-22.

Saudi Arabia

Melania Trump spent time with children during their Saudi Arabia visit.


The Trumps then traveled to Israel from May 22-23.

The Vatican

The president met with Pope Francis and other Vatican officials on May 23-24.


Trump spent two days in Belgium from May 24-25 for the NATO summit.

Taormina, Sicily

Trump then arrived in Taormina where the G7 summit was being held.

Hamburg, Germany

On July July 6-8, President Trump spent time in Hamburg where he partook in bilateral meetings with other world leaders.

Paris, France

The president and first lady traveled to Paris on July 13-14, celebrating Bastille Day with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife.

Houston, Texas

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump traveled to Texas twice in late August and early September in the aftermath of the devastating hurricane.

Naples, Florida

The first couple traveled to Naples, Florida on Sept. 14 in the aftermath of the devastating hurricane.

Toronto, Canada

First lady Melania Trump traveled to Canada in September to mark the Invictus Games.

Puerto Rico

The first couple also traveled to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the devastating hurricane on Oct. 3.

Las Vegas

The Trumps also visited Las Vegas on Oct. 4 after the deadly Las Vegas massacre left 58 dead.

More than anything other out-of-Washington D.C. location, President Trump has traveled to a golf course a running 72 times since Inauguration Day.


After chipping his way out of the trap, the camera caught Abe hustling to climb out of the steep bunker only to lose his balance at the top, sending him rolling backwards. Abe emerged unharmed.

Luckily for Abe, his lapse in balance went largely unnoticed on the green. Luckily for the viewing public, nothing escaped the camera.

Watch the clip below:

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