Condoleezza Rice hits spectator in head at Pebble Beach Pro-am
Standing on the steep hill for a blind approach shot on the sixth, Rice hit a hybrid that sent the ball into the left side of the gallery about 50 feet away and nowhere near the green more than 150 feet to the right.The ball struck a spectator on her forehead, which gushed with blood and sent her to the ground to recover.The woman wept in pain while her daughter applied towels and medical personnel hustled over. Rice apologized to the woman and had an assistant get her phone number.The woman was later walking in the gallery when Rice finished on No. 18. She declined to give her name but told The Associated Press she was treated for a bruise and given pain medication. No stitches were needed."We didn't talk about it. We tried not to," said Rice's caddie, Kathryn Imrie, the assistant women's golf coach at Stanford, where Rice teaches and often mentors and helps recruit student-athletes. "Obviously, she was really concerned. And for it not to bother her probably would be tough."