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Thursday
Dec132012

Bode Miller Is On Permanent Golfing Spousal Probation: Today's Not-So-Subtle Reminder Golf Is Dangerous

Jay Busbee kindly posts a photo of Bode and Morgan Miller in happier times, before Bode apparently hit a shot that, had it not been for Morgan's Kaenon sunglasses, would have taken her eye out.

If you really want to see what happens when a husband does the unthinkable--hit his wife with a shot--here is the photo she posted on Instagram. But you've been warned by the thumbnail version, it's gruesome but a good reminder to be extra careful if you hit the links over the holidays.

I'm guessing Morgan will not be present Saturday when Bode's Bob Baffert-trained and co-owned Carving runs in the $750,000 Cashcall Futurity at Hollywood Park, a key race in the new Kentucky Derby points chase. It's the FedExCup for horses.

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12.13.2012 | Unregistered Commenterol Harv
Golf kills.
12.13.2012 | Unregistered CommenterPasaplayer
Gruesome is an understatement and I've averted my eyes on every scroll by....can't wait for that pic to get buried on the 2nd page!
12.13.2012 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
Not gonna click that link. Nope, not gonna do it. Reminder to self: Stay BEHIND everyone on the golf course.
12.13.2012 | Unregistered CommenterKLG
Surprising that he hurt someone Bode is a pretty decent Am. He's won the world SKi/Golf trophy the past few seasons. Surprised he let one get away from him.

The blood and stuff never would've happened with SNAG equipment btw....this proves it's merit for newbs
12.14.2012 | Unregistered Commenterjohnnnycz
Did he sign the latex glove?
12.14.2012 | Unregistered CommenterTravis Bickle
While signing the glove made me laugh (+1) - this is all a foreworning of the pros who hit a shot into the crowd, and look down in disgust instead of the courtsy of pointing and yelling fore! A signed glove by a pro would not have made this person ''thankful''.

Hope healing is successful. OUCH!
12.14.2012 | Unregistered Commenterdigsouth
She got this from being in front of hubby. Does she not know her rightful place? :-)
Apply same advice when living in places with incendiary devices placed in public areas - three steps behind is not necessarily PC, but nevertheless - smart. Golf courses too for that matter.
12.14.2012 | Unregistered Commentermetro18
That was his mulligan. First one whizzed by her ear.
12.14.2012 | Unregistered CommenterAverage Golfer
Having received the dimple tattoo at least twice (usually when race-mowing greens ahead of players that snuck out on the back side early) I formulated the following theory:

Golf ball--at several times the weight of a .45 ACP round, traveling half the speed, in the first 30 yards--has the ballistics of a small cannon ball.

If attacked, whether from skulled bunker shot or hasty driver, the proper response is to suppress further fire by returning fire, thus explaining the forged 6-iron attached to the veteran greensmower's rig.

(not as hard as it sounds, one practices on the moving target range-the ball picker.)
12.14.2012 | Unregistered CommenterLudell Hogwaller
Years ago I was playing golf with a girl friend as well as her mom and step dad at a high-end club where they belonged.

Her mom hit me right above the eye with a hard pulled line drive. The ball ricocheted so hard it was never found and my face ended up looking like Bode Miller's wife's face. And, the relationship was over in a couple of weeks. Ah, the memories.
the bandage is over her right eye - we see the left eye. Is the right eye worse? Ugh

jb
12.14.2012 | Unregistered CommenterJim Beckner
"Better call Saul"
12.14.2012 | Unregistered CommenterVRWC
Probably just covered the right eye while working on the left. I looked. Could be a lot worse.

I thought the 6-iron on the mower was for the rattlesnakes. LOL.
If you click on the article you do not get the big photo...you have to click on a link....so it's safe to read the article..... she got 50+ STITCHES!...DAMMM!
12.14.2012 | Unregistered Commenterdigsouth

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