Levet breaks shin jumping in lake
Thomas Levet could miss next week’s British Open after breaking
his shin jumping into a lake to celebrate his victory at the French
The former Ryder Cup player has a cast on his leg as a result of
his exuberant celebration at the 18th hole at Le Golf National on
Sunday, ruling him out of the Scottish Open starting at Castle
Stuart on Thursday.
The 42-year-old Levet’s management company, IMG, says he is
receiving ”intense treatment to the fracture” and will consult
with a specialist this week in a bid to make the Open.
Levet leaped into a lake after beating England’s Mark Foster and
Dane Thorbjorn Olesen by a shot, ending his 25-year wait to win his