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This past weekend I was involved in a rare golfing accident. I was giving a lesson to a friend when i was accidentally struck in the jaw with the follow through on a 9 iron. I hit shattered my jaw, and knocked out my lower left teeth. I came home from the hospital last night. My jaws are wired together now for 8 weeks. i am not sure when i will be able to continue to play. any prayers or thoughts are greatly appreciated, thank u!

Andy Hailey

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Yikes. I'll be praying for you. Get well soon. My best friend growing up got hit in the mouth with a club when he was maybe 5 or 6. I'd never heard a scream that loud or seen so much blood before. Thankfully it was just his baby teeth. I can only imagine the pain you were in, and the pain you're still in. Here's to a speedy recovery.

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i know the feeling of a club hitting the head. was in my yard when i was 6 or 7 and my neighbor was over and we were swinging an iron in the yard and i was standing about 10 feet away from him and the club slipped out of his hands on the follow through and it hit my head, right above the ear.

 

sorry to hear about your accident. will be praying for you. scott c.

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Wow! Godspeed and get well soon! Before you know it you'll be back out there! In the meantime, play lots of Tiger Woods 06! We're all praying for ya!

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Andy, sorry for your misfortune. Everything does happen for a reason IMO. You WILL play again. I've had my jaw wired from an accident and I used the situation wisely to lose weight. Life is all about choices. What happened to you was not your choice, but what you do now is. Remember this will pass and you will forget about this. Make the right choices daily and seize the moment, live strong!!!!!!!

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Thanks so much for all your prayers guys!!! I am feeling much better after a week now!! I went yesterday and hit some balls on the range for the first time. Amazingly, though I have lost about a clubs distance, due to not being 100% physically and not swinging as fast as normal, I have managed to become much more accurate. With my jaw being hurt, I am focusing heavily and keeping my head still, to prevent pain, which in turn has actually helped my swing. I am going later today to play 9 holes and see how I do. And as many of you mentioned about losing weight. This is a concern of mine, but in the other way. I am 17 and only weigh 145 lbs before this happened, and now am at 140. So I am working hard to not lose weight, which is a struggle, cuz I am really sick of drinking my meals! But again, thanks a ton for all of your prayers and thoughts! I will continue to update you as things change! good day to all of you!

 

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