US Open: Si Woo Kim sees the funny side after nearly getting hit by Keith Mitchell’s ball

new balance


Si Woo Kim sees the funny side after nearly getting his by Keith Mitchell’s VERY wayward shot as he stood on the tee with Bryson DeChambeau

  • Kieth Mitchell’s errant shot on the 14th hole nearly injured a fellow player
  • His shot hit Si Woo Kim’s bag but the Korean saw the funny side, feigning injury
  • DailyMail.com provides all the latest international sports news

See also  Tommy Fleetwood Tied For First With Tom Hoge At The Players Championship

Si Woo Kim narrowly avoided injury from a very wayward shot from Keith Mitchell at the US Open on Saturday but thankfully the Korean saw the funny side.

He was stood at the tee on the 15th hole alongside his playing partner Bryson DeChambeau when the warning cries were called out from Mitchell’s shot. 

He ducked for cover and the ball hit his bag instead, knocking it over.

See also  PGA Tour chief Jay Monahan 'certain' merger with LIV Golf will be agreed by 2023 deadline

But instead of breathing a sigh of relief, the 27-year-old instead took the chance to prank his fellow player by lying on the ground and holding his side, pretending to be injured.

He soon jumped back on to his feet to share the laughs with Mitchell as he approached to apologize for his shot and gave him a hug,

Si Woo Kim joked he had been hurt by a wayward shot from Keith Mitchell at the US Open

Si Woo Kim joked he had been hurt by a wayward shot from Keith Mitchell at the US Open

Mitchell's shot on the par-5 14th narrowly missed Kim and Bryson DeChambeau and hit a bag

Mitchell’s shot on the par-5 14th narrowly missed Kim and Bryson DeChambeau and hit a bag

It is, at times, a very narrow course at the Los Angeles Country Club – as Mitchell found out as he fought his way around the par-give 14th.

See also  PGA commissioner Jay Monahan issues letter to Tour members after LIV Golf merger

Fortunately, the incident didn’t do anything to distract Kim.

He went on to make a birdie at the 15th as he fought to cement his place inside of the top 20 of the leaderboard.

Kim is ranked 31st in the golf world rankings and has four PGA Tour victories to his name

The 31-year-old Mitchell is 59th in the rankings. 

new balance



Source link