Golf: Daly Uses Glue to `Repair' Old Hand Wound
Nisbet, John, The Independent (London, England)
THE FORMER OPEN champion John Daly is hoping not to come unstuck in this week's TNT Open at Hilversum after using superglue as emergency treatment for a hand injury.
Last week Daly required stitches in his right hand after picking up a freak injury during his second round at Muirfield.
"I hit a shot on the fifth hole at the Open on Friday and it felt like somebody just stabbed a knife through my finger," he explained. "I played basically the last 13 holes one-handed, I was in so much pain."
Unsurprisingly, Daly missed the cut at Muirfield with rounds of 74 and 77 and after travelling to the Netherlands for the TNT Open, received medical treatment on his hand.
"The doctor found a piece of glass that had been there for years, I can't remember how it got there. I must have jarred it and dislodged it when I played the shot in the rough.
"He cut it open and took out the glass, but I played 11 holes today and my right hand just started bleeding really badly. I put superglue on top of it so hopefully that will stop the bleeding. If it doesn't work I'm going to have to get it …
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Publication information: Article title: Golf: Daly Uses Glue to `Repair' Old Hand Wound. Contributors: Nisbet, John - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: July 25, 2002. Page number: 27. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.