Veteran LPGA pro Cristie Kerr retired from the Volunteers of America Classic Friday after she and her caddy were involved in a golf cart accident early in the morning before the game started.
Kerr’s husband, Erik Stevens, told Golfweek that his wife and her caddy, Matt Gelczis, spent several hours in the emergency room with multiple serious injuries before being released in the late afternoon. Stevens said the accident occurred in dark conditions at the Old American Golf Club.
Kerr, a 20-time LPGA winner, opened the Volunteers of America with a 1-over 72 and was five shots off the lead. The 43-year-old has won two major championships: the 2007 U. . S.. . Women’s Open and the 2010 PGA Women’s Championship.
The Miami Native’s status for the U for next week. S.. . Women’s Open, from December. 10 in the Champions Golf Club remains uncertain. She hasn’t missed a Women’s Open since 1998.
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