Masters best Bubba Watson addled one of his admirers in the arch with a absorbed drive during Friday’s additional annular of the Zurich Classic.
Watson’s tee attempt on the additional aperture at the TPC Louisiana drew claret from the aback of Radd Leonard’s head.
Leonard, who was accomplished bound by medics, said he was accomplished and begin it absurd that he was hit in the arch by the actual amateur he came to see. The 52-year-old motorcycle boutique buyer from Baton Rouge aswell was animated he was able to advice Watson aback into the fairway, area the brawl landed afterwards arresting him.
“I saw it advancing and it looked like it was hooking appropriate at me. I capital to see that big hook, you know, and I got to see it. I angry and ducked and it still hit me,” Leonard said. “It gave him a acceptable bounce, anyway.”
Watson absolved over against Leonard, put on a new golf glove, active it, again took it off and gave it to Leonard and befuddled his hand. Watson’s caddie, Ted Scott, drew amusement from the arcade if he instructively acicular added down the fairway and said, “We’re animated you’re all right, but if you could just bend your arch a little abnormally …”
Leonard laughed along, even as he captivated a anhydrate with ice to his arch and remained admiration on the bend of the fairway, his gray shirt decrepit with splotches of blood. He beneath to go to aboriginal aid and remained on the advance afterwards medics captivated a cast about his head. Officials gave him a new red Zurich Classic golf shirt and he kept a white anhydrate over his arch as he connected to chase Watson on the foreground nine.
“I’ll be all right,” Leonard said. “As continued as I didn’t atramentous out, I ample aggregate was OK.”