‘Sorry, mate’: Adam Scott drive fells fan on the Open


Adam Scott has received a brand new fan within the British Open galleries – regardless of hitting the unwitting spectator on the top with a wayward drive at Hoylake.

The veteran Australian star had a calamitous double-bogey on the par-five 18th gap on Thursday, a saga that started when his first drive veered proper and out of bounds and hit a person among the many huge galleries which had flocked to the opening day on the Royal Liverpool Golf Membership.

The person ended up with cuts and wanted remedy as Scott regarded on in concern after he noticed the supporter had been left dazed and with cuts to his head from the blow.

When it was clear he was going to be okay, Scott pulled out a glove, signed it and handed it to his sufferer. It contained the easy message: “Sorry, mate.”

The fan, recognized as Chris who works at a Liverpool brewery, posted photos on social media displaying the cuts to his head, saying: “That is what occurs once you take a day without work work!”

However he made it clear all was forgiven as he added on his firm’s Twitter feed: “Thanks for the signed glove. Good luck with the remainder of the week Adam Scott.”

The incident clearly shook 43-year-old Scott, although, as he went again to the tee after his drive and compensated wildly by hooking the following one into the tough within the different path.

He ultimately completed with a seven, which ruined what had been till then a wonderful spherical as he had been heading in the right direction to shoot a one-under 70 if he had parred 18. As an alternative, he needed to accept a one-over par 72.

Scott, who celebrated his birthday final weekend, remains to be dreaming of profitable one other main to go together with his 2013 Masters inexperienced jacket, having additionally come perilously near lifting the Claret Jug the yr earlier however for a dramatic last-round collapse.