For you Golf Digest readers, you've probably seen Matty G's columns in the rag. Here's a link to his blog and a very interesting story (second post on the current page) about vandalism at Chambers Bay. Beautiful place that will be home to the 2010 US Amateur and 2015 US Open.
There is one lone tree on the course and some knucklehead vandal went Jacko doing his Paul Bunyon impression. To quote Hank Jr...."I'd like to spit some Beechnut in that dudes eyes and ....."
You can see from the pics, they're in the process of slowing the shock and providing support. The experience I've had with tree injuries and rehab leads me to believe this 'ol girl will pull thru.