Tony Finau visits fan seriously injured by errant tee shot

Written By Alec Brzezinski
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Tony Finau was so upset after hitting and injuring a spectator Saturday that he got her information and made sure she was all right.

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During his third round of the Dean & DeLuca Invitational at Colonial Country Club, one of Finau's tee shots went astray and rebounded off of a young woman's head. The impact left her bleeding from her face to her feet, but she only needed stitches in the end.


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Finau went to the store, bought flowers, candy and a card, then visited the victim after his round Saturday night. But he still felt bad Sunday morning.

"It was hard for me to regroup mentally," Finau recalled Sunday, via "I hope I didn’t kill somebody, you know? I just wanted to make sure she was OK for my own piece of mind.

"I wanted to make sure I was on good terms with her and her family and just make sure she knows that I didn’t just hit her and I don’t really care. We’re not out here to hit people. I wanted to make sure she knew that at least I cared."

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Finau, who won his first PGA Tour event at this year's Puerto Rico Open, finished in a tie for 34th at 1 under this week.

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