Lucas Glover's wife was charged with domestic violence after an altercation at The Players Championship this weekend with Glover and his mother.
The wife of American golfer Lucas Glover was arrested and charged with domestic violence after the three-time PGA Tour victor failed to make the cut at the Players Championship on Sunday (NZ time), according to a police report in Florida.
Krista Glover, 36, allegedly attacked and injured Hershey Hendley, and spent the night in the St. Johns County Jail.
Deputies noted in their reports there were fresh lacerations to Lucas" right arm and "multiple lacerations' to both his 62-year-old mother Hershey Glover's arms as well as blood on her clothes. She reportedly flung a plethora of verbal insults his way in addition to the physical violence, allegedly going so far as threatening to flee with the family and not allow him to see his children again.
He chalked up the incident to an argument involving his wife and mother, and vowed that his wife would be exonerated.
When officers arrived at the scene, Lucas told them that, according to authorities, "when he plays a bad round of golf, Krista proceeds to start an altercation with him and telling him how he is a loser and a p-y".
Krista also allegedly kicked the door of the police auto upon her arrest, separating the door from its frame.
Krista forcefully attempted to escape as she was escorted to the police auto, "screaming while forcefully kicking the rear driver's side door" and causing damage to the vehicle, according to the report. She allegedly stiffened up her body and wrapped her legs around the door to make the task hard.
Cops also say Krista kicked the squad vehicle so hard, the door separated from the frame.
"Regrettably, although Krista was charged, we are comfortable that the judicial system is able to address what actually happened and Krista will be cleared in this private matter", he wrote on Twitter. "We thank you for respecting our privacy as we work through this unfortunate situation".
'Wait till the tour (PGA) hears about this, ' she yelled, according to the report.
Glover, who won the 2009 U.S. Open, married Krista in 2012.
A former Clemson University golf star, Lucas Glover has been on the tour since 2001. "Wait til I talk to the judge, you will be [expletive] fired over this".