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This week in weird golf news: Model sues Playboy for golf trick gone awry

March 14, 2014

From the "don't try this at home" category, a model suffered injuries when a golf trick went wrong. Liz Dickson is suing Playboy and Playboy Radio host Kevin Klein for suffering injuries when she was struck by a golf club.

The incident occured during the Playboy Golf Finals on March 30, 2012, and Dickson is suing for $500,000 and punitive damages. Wait, there's a Playboy Golf Finals? This is an actual thing? That happens every year?

Back to Dickson, CBS Los Angeles says Dickson willingly participated in the trick, but Klein missed his target and "struck plaintiff on the buttocks, causing her injuries and damages." According to that report, Dickson was the Playboy Girl of Golf in 2011. Again, this is a real thing?

We hope Ms. Dickson recovers, but what about Mr. Klein? Aside from his own emotional damage that must come from accidentally hitting someone in the rear end with a golf club, it sounds like he needs to seek professional help for his swing.