Friday 26 December 2014

Golf spectator left with huge head lump after being hit with wayward shot

Edwin Curtis was seated near the 18th green when George McNeill's drive struck him on the head at Honda Classic in Palm Beach.

Published 01/03/2014 | 15:17

Spectator Edwin Curtis, of Palm Beach Gardens, center, receives attention after being hit by a ball near the 18th green during the second round of the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens.
Spectator Edwin Curtis, of Palm Beach Gardens, center, receives attention after being hit by a ball near the 18th green during the second round of the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens.
A lump forms on the head of spectator Edwin Curtis, of Palm Beach Gardens, after being hit by a ball near the 18th green during the second round of the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens.

Spectator Edwin Curtis left with a painful souvenir from the second round of Honda Classic in Palm Beach after being hit in the head by an errant drive from George McNeill.

Curtis was seated near the 18th green when McNeill's drive struck him on the head, leaving him with a golf ball-shaped welt above his left eye.

The ball hit by McNeill struck Curtis on the fly after traveling more than 250 yards before bouncing back toward the green, allowing McNeil to save par at the par-five hole.

McNeill reportedly shared a joke with Curtis, who did not lose consciousness, and his wife after the incident, handing over a signed glove

Telegraph.co.uk

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