Jason Bohn Returns To The PGA Tour 7 Weeks After Heart Attack

Just seven weeks after suffering what doctors called a “mild heart attack” following the second round of the Honda Classic, Jason Bohn is back on the PGA Tour and teeing it up in this week’s RBC Heritage.

Via GolfChannel.com:

On Tuesday, Bohn acknowledged there was nothing “mild” about the incident. According to his doctors, the two-time Tour winner’s left anterior descending artery, also known as the “widowmaker,” was 99 percent blocked and he needed surgery to insert a stent.

“The opportunity that I have to play again is huge,” Bohn said. “The fact that I did it this quickly is a little surprising to me. I thought I might be out for a few months. Very grateful and thrilled to be here.”

Bohn’s doctors told him it was a “freak incident” that was caused by a plaque rupture. The 42-year-old began hitting golf balls 10 days ago and earmarked Hilton Head as a possible return date about three weeks ago.



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