The hours before the second round of the HSBC champions in China did not go good for 2010 US Open winner Graeme McDowell as he bruised his right hand at the door of his hotel room and his hand was badly caught in the door. He was on his way to the Olazabal Course at Mission Hills in china for the second round of the championship as reported by his manager Conor Ridge.
The next day he assured his fans and the Masters officials over Twitter saying that his hand was just a bit swollen and it was nothing very serious to worry about and fear that it would affect his performance at the Australian Masters coming up next after the HSBC championship is over.
His tweet on twitter was as follows- “Busted up my hand a bit…had an argument with a door. Nothing broken. Just bruised and swollen. I should be okay.” However, rumors spread quickly that Graeme McDowell could have almost died due to that hit on the door. Luckily they turned out to be pesky rumors only.
McDowell would appear at the Kingston Heath scheduled from November 15-18, just as planned. There are no changes to the schedule as currently reported by his management to the Masters Officials. Three more events are lined up after that that will end this year for him. And Graeme McDowell is all set to get going for all of them. Initially he feared that it might be an injury but his scan reports confided that it was nothing serious. The events to follow after HSBC championship are the Masters in Melbourne, the World Tour Championship in Dubai and the World Challenge in California. McDowell is particularly excited about the Masters in Melbourne because he hasn’t played there for almost seven years.