Video: Parnevik breaks rib in Segway fall


Move over, Brandt Snedeker: the best (worst?) Segway crash in golf now belongs to Jesper Parnevik.

Snedeker strained his ACL in November when he fell off a Segway while in China for the WGC-HSBC Champions, an injury that shelved him for several weeks. The former FedEx Cup champ didn't provide video of his motorized demise, though, which is why Parnevik's recent tumble in a backyard edges out Snedeker's for top honors:

Parnevik was brave enough to post the video to his own Instagram account, adding that the fall resulted in a broken rib and that he'll now be out of action for a month. He was scheduled to play in the John Deere Classic this week on the PGA Tour, but withdrew for reasons that are now quite evident.

A five-time winner on the PGA Tour, Parnevik has had myriad injury issues in recent years, most notably a boating accident in 2012 where he nearly lost a finger on his right hand. The 49-year-old has made just three starts this season, with his best finish a tie for 65th at the Puerto Rico Open in March.

"Of all the injuries I've had, this is the most ridiculous," Parnevik wrote as part of the video's caption.

Note to professional golfers: when offered a ride on a Segway, perhaps the best move is simply to walk.