Brandt Snedeker injured in Segway mishap

In addition to FedExCup champion and six-time PGA Tour winner, Brandt Snedeker can add the following item to his bio: injured while hopping off a Segway.

 

Clearly the infernal things are dangerous.

And certainly, there’s nothing funny about a professional golfer getting hurt, regardless of how it happens.

Even so, the thought on many golf fans’ minds has to be, “You got hurt jumping off a Segway, Sneds?”

“I felt a pop in my knee and pain,” the golfer said in a statement. “Fortunately this is a relatively minor injury and no surgery is required, so this is good news.”

The Vanderbilt grad has been diagnosed with a strained ACL and bruised tibia. Even without surgery, the timetable for his return couple be a few weeks to a couple of months.

Response to news of Snedeker’s injury in the social media sphere has been, well, less than sympathetic. Here’s a tweet from Golf Channel’s Jason Sobel and a reply by (very fit) PGA Tour journeyman Bob Estes.

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