Northern Trust Open

Glover injures right knee when foot slips on 18th fairway

Former U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover collapsed to the ground on the 18th fairway when his right foot slipped out from under him at the Northern Trust Open.

Glover stayed crumpled on the ground until medical officials arrived.

He managed to finish the hole, had it checked out and believes he'll be able to finish the opening FedEx Cup playoff event. Glover says tests did not reveal a tear, and it's believed to be a light strain of the tendon in his patella.

But it was a scary moment.

"I scared myself worse than I hurt myself," Glover said.

He was 197 yards away on a slight slope of thin grass and tried to hit a hard 5-iron. His right foot...