Professional golfer Grayson Murray, two-time PGA Tour winner, dies aged 30

Two-time PGA Tour winner Grayson Murray died Saturday morning at the age of 30, a day after withdrawing from the Charles Schwab Cup Challenge at Colonial.

There were no immediate details about the circumstances of his death, only shock and sadness from the PGA Tour and its management team.

β€œI’m at a loss for words,” said PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan. β€œThe PGA Tour is a family, and when you lose a family member, you are never the same. We mourn Grayson and pray for comfort for his loved ones.”

His management company, GSE Worldwide, confirmed the death and said it was heartbroken.

β€œWe will wait to comment until we learn further details, but our hearts ache for his family, his friends and all who loved him during this very difficult time,” GSE said in a statement.

Monahan said he spoke with Murray’s parents to express his condolences, and they asked if the tournament in Fort Worth, Texas, could go ahead.

He said grief counselors would be present at the PGA Tour and Korn Ferry Tour event. Monahan said he was headed to Texas.

Murray, who has struggled with alcohol and mental health issues in the past, made a huge turnaround this year to win the Sony Open, hitting a wedge to 3 feet on the final hole for birdie to advance to a play-off to come and win this with a distance of 12 meters. well.

The year before he had won the Barbasol Championship.


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