Sergio Garcia hits cameraman with wild tee shot

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The cameraman who got this angle of Sergio was fine. His coworker on the fairway? Not so lucky.
By
Daniel Wilco
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, February 16, 2017 | 4:55 p.m.

Ever wanted a first-person view of being hit by a professional golfer's tee shot? Well today is your lucky day!

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Sergio Garcia lined up for a tee shot during Thursday's opening round of the Genesis Open and launched the ball just a bit outside. A cameraman standing on the side of the fairway caught this one-of-a-kind view:

This comes the same day that a photographer took a tee shot to the stomach in Graeme McDowell's Fantasy Golf Camp. That one left a nasty mark, but luckily the cameraman Sergio targeted seems to be okay.

Who said golf wasn't a contact sport?