WATCH: Phil Mickelson made everyone laugh after a scary incident

Phil Mickelson had a scary encounter yesterday when he hit a volunteer with his drive on the 15th hole. Thankfully he knew exactly how to handle the situation.. with a few jokes of course.

As Mickelson went over to give the guy a signed glove he joked saying “if your head was a touch softer i’d be in the fairway.” Everyone laughed and no harm was done but it’s always a scary thing seeing a golf ball coming straight for you.

Here’s a replay of the hit just for funsies.

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He thanked the volunteer for all of his hard work and went on to birdie the hole! Phil sits at 4-under 68, conquering the first day of The Memorial.

“I’ve hit a lot of people, okay, a lot of people. No one has taken it that well.”

Who needs a helping hand when you can lend your head!

source: twitter
source: twitter

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