"They bit the s*** out of me!" Smith said in the clip.
Smith is now almost done with his round, he has just four holes left ... but he's struggled since the bee incident, sitting at 8-over for the day and 27-over for the tournament.
J.R. Smith's up-and-down first college golf tournament has just hit a new low ... he stepped in a beehive while playing a hole Tuesday and required medical attention.
The former NBA player -- who joined North Carolina A&T's golf team this year -- was playing in his final round at the Elon Phoenix Invitational at in Burlington, NC, when he hit a wayward shot on the 12th hole.