Tony Finau surprises fan with gifts after stray shot hit her in the head

Tony Finau won his first PGA Tour event this year at the Puerto Rico Open in March. Ralph Lauer/Getty Images

Tony Finau leads the PGA Tour in driving distance. After the Dean & DeLuca Invitational, he leads in best apology, too.

During the third round on Saturday at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, a shot off the club of the 26-year-old Finau hit fan Elisa Butler in the head, leaving her bloodied and needing stitches.

The typical response from a PGA Tour pro might be an autographed golf glove, sometimes with a few bucks hidden inside.

Finau did one better.

He showed up at Butler's house, according to her Instagram account and confirmed by the PGA Tour, with flowers, along with a "get well soon" card and a box of chocolates.

Her Instagram hashtags summed up her situation: #iforgiveyou #prettyawesomestory#FOOOOREE #ouch #classact

As for the tournament, Finau finished in the middle of the pack at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational.

It came as no surprise that Finau would do something like this for the injured fan. After his T-10 finish at the 2015 PGA Championship, Finau -- who made $243,000 that week -- was sitting in a middle seat in coach on a flight back from Whistling Straits. I had the aisle seat, and he let his wife have the window spot with their young baby on their laps.

That might not seem like a big deal, except that Finau is 6-foot-4, a body frame not ideal for such tiny seats.

ESPN.com's Michael Collins contributed to this report.