Professional golfer Grayson Murray was concerned in a bloody scooter accident in Bermuda this week … which knocked him unconscious and compelled him to withdraw from a PGA Tour occasion.
Murray — who was set to play within the 2022 Butterfield Bermuda Championship — was touring again to his resort through scooter at round 4 PM when the incident occurred, per VCP Golf.
Murray was turning round a bend within the street when he steered close to the middle line. Sadly for the golfer, a automotive coming in the other way was additionally shifting close to the middle, which resulted within the 29-year-old colliding with the entrance nook of the automobile — knocking him off his experience and rolling a number of ft.
Supply: Professional golfer Grayson Murray in Bermuda for @Bermuda_Champ severely injured in rental scooter accident. Possible out of match. Caddie additionally damage. @GolfChannel pic.twitter.com/hxEWUJmyYx
— Glenn Jones (@GlennNBCBoston) October 26, 2022
Grayson’s caddie, Doug Schwimmer, was touring behind him on scooter and witnessed the horrific accident … however couldn’t intervene as a result of he was going too shortly to cease.
Schwimmer skilled street rash after falling off his scooter … however was not transported to the hospital.
Murray, in the meantime, was left unconscious and wanted 50 stitches (25 on his face) to shut his wounds … however didn’t undergo any damaged bones.
Whereas components of the ordeal stay foggy for Murray, he does bear in mind telling witnesses that his knee was in loads of ache.
Murray refused guilty anybody for the accident … saying, “Driving on the alternative facet of the street is already complicated, and the roads in Bermuda are slender and sketchy.”
FYI — Murray and his caddie have been using scooters as a result of vacationers within the space are prohibited from renting automobiles.
“Truthfully, I’m fairly lucky as a result of the helmet saved me,” Murray advised Golfweek. “If it wasn’t for my knee and stitches in my left hand, I might attempt to play.”
Murray posted a photograph on Instagram on Thursday, making the thumbs-up gesture … and informing everybody that he was heading residence.
“Thanks to the PGA tour workers for all the assistance the final couple days and all of the nicely needs I obtained from gamers/caddies and y’all. A lot love.”
Get nicely quickly, Grayson.