Bryson DeChambeau says he had surgical procedure on his left wrist Thursday for a fracture hamate that has been bothering him for the final two months and certain will maintain him out of the PGA Championship.
DeChambeau stated on Instagram the surgical procedure at The Kettering Medical Center was for the fractured hook of the hamate.
The former U.S. Open champion says he slipped on a marble flooring in Saudi Arabia whereas taking part in desk tennis and landed on his hip and hand.
He withdrew after the primary spherical of the Saudi International and didn’t return for seven weeks till the Match Play. He performed three rounds at Match Play, missed the reduce on the Texas Open and stated on the Masters he was at 80%. He shot 80 the second spherical at Augusta National and missed the reduce.
“I made attempts to play through this injury at three recent events, including the Masters, but this is typically an injury that requires surgical treatment,” DeChambeau stated. “Through continued discomfort from the fracture, it has caused me to alter my grip and swing, resulting in my inability to compete at golf’s highest level. This has not been easy physically and mentally for me.”
DeChambeau stated he would take acceptable day without work to relaxation and get better and he appeared ahead “to competing at the highest level within the next two months.”
The PGA Championship begins in 5 weeks, May 19-22, at Southern Hills in Tulsa.
The U.S. Open is a month later at The Country Club outdoors Boston.