Lee Westwood Saves Drowning Millionaire in Barbados

Lee Westwood Saves Drowning Millionaire in Barbados

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Lee Westwood of England plays a shot during round four of the Thailand Golf Championship at Amata Spring Country Club.
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Lee Westwood was in the right place at the right time while vacationing in Barbados last week, where he charged into the ocean to save a man from drowning, the Birmingham Mail reports.

Westwood and his family were seated on the beach beside Colin Davies’ family when Davies decided to go for a swim. Davies, a British millionaire who suffers from Parkinson’s Disease, was out of his wife’s earshot when his legs locked up and he started to flounder.

The 41-year-old Westwood jumped into the water and rescued Davies before he went under.

Westwood took to Twitter on Jan. 21 to respond to questions about the episode:

Reports say Davies was unaware of who his savior was until another bystander inquired about Westwood.

“If there is a power looking over us,” Davies told the Birmingham Mail, “I hope he takes note and delivers three majors to this kind and gentle human being.”

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