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Update On PGA Golfer Seriously Injured In Car Wreck After The Memorial Tournament

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A PGA golfer and a former NHL player were both seriously injured in a one-car accident on Friday night after The Memorial golf tournament outside Columbus, Ohio. Here's the latest on their status.

Bud Cauley, who played collegiately at Alabama, was reportedly one of four people in a car that wrecked on Friday night. The PGA golfer had missed the cut after two rounds at The Memorial.

The 28-year-old golfer was taken to the hospital with multiple serious injuries, including five broken ribs, a collapsed lung and a fractured lower left leg,” according to reports.

Cauley took to Instagram today to update his status. Thankfully, he's doing OK now.

The golfer says it was the "scariest" night of his life. He's had successful surgery, but has no timetable on a return to the PGA Tour.

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The accident is reportedly being investigated. Columbus Police reportedly took the driver into custody for questioning.

Our thoughts are with Bud and the other three people in the car as they continue to recover.