User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto Racing
Horses
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Eight relatives of Day die in typhoon

New Sportsbook.com customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

   

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) - Jason Day's mother says eight of the Australian golfer's relatives died in Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, including his grandmother.

Advertisement
Day's mother, Dening, told the Gold Coast Bulletin on Monday that the player's uncle and six cousins also died in the typhoon, which has killed nearly 4,000 people and left more than a thousand missing.

Day is teaming with Adam Scott to represent Australia in the World Cup of Golf, starting Thursday at Royal Melbourne.

Day's mother, who migrated from the Philippines to Australia 30 years ago, told the newspaper ''my daughter has been updating him, but I don't want to bother him because he has commitments.''

She said many of her family members lived in the area around Tacloban, the capital of hardest-hit Leyte province.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Choi leads rain-delayed RBC Heritage
Haas withdraws with wrist injury
Stanford leads by four at LPGA LOTTE
Larrazabal jumps in water to avoid hornets
Jimenez shoots 65 to lead Gwinnett field
Fieger wins Senior PGA Professional
Westwood takes early lead at Malaysia
Jason Day out 3 weeks with injury
A quiet Masters celebration for Watson
MORE HEADLINES
 
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!