Tiger Woods knocks out fan with errant shot

1:52 PM, Sep 27, 2012   |    comments
Tiger Woods apologizes to a fan who got hit with an errant tee shot. Woods, practicing for the Ryder Cup, hit a bad tee shot on No.18. (Andy Nesbitt, USA TODAY Sports)
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By Reid Cherner, USA TODAY

The Ryder Cup started on an ominous note for one of the world's greatest golfers.

During a practice round for the Ryder Cup, a Tiger Woods tee shot went wild and conked a fan on the head.

The drive came on No. 18 at Medinah Country Club outside of Chicago.

The spectator told Woods that it wasn't his fault but Woods drew a laugh by saying yes it was. Woods ended up signing a glove for the fan who had been knocked out cold and taken to first aid.

Woods repeatedly apologized to the fan.


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