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NBC Sports aerial shot of Bryson DeChambeau’s hip injury, treatment goes viral

On the ninth hole in the third round of the U.S. Open, NBC Sports course reporter Jim “Bones” MacKay noted that Bryson DeChambeau had requested that a “physical therapist” be present.

DeChambeau was feeling pain in his right hip but continued to hit drive after drive, many of which were longer than 350 yards.

Despite that, DeChambeau birdied the par-5 10th hole before walking to the 11th tee to receive medical attention. NBC Sports The moment was captured by a drone Filming began in the air after DeChambeau asked the network camera crews on the ground to stay away.

After stretching his hips, DeChambeau hit a 359-yard drive down the middle of the fairway, then shaved his approach to 13 feet and sank the birdie putt. Reach 7 underHe became the first player to achieve this this week.

However, he has been suffering from a bad back and was reportedly in discomfort on Saturday morning. Todd Lewis of the Golf Channel.

Lewis also said DeChambeau would be given two five-minute treatment sessions during a round, the first of which apparently came on the 11th hole, leaving him with another chance to stretch out over the final six holes.

But the 2020 U.S. Open champion seemed to get back on track midway through the third round, when DeChambeau fired off three birdies to move into sole possession of the lead after a bogey on the fourth hole dropped him to three under.

It remains unclear what the issue is exactly, and no one will know how he really feels until the end of the third round.

Still, DeChambeau, who always produces compelling content, produced another viral moment Saturday during the third round at Pinehurst No. 2 Golf Club.

Jack Mirko is a golf staff writer for SB Nation Playing Through. Follow For more golf articles, follow us on Twitter Jack Mirko In the same way.