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
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Weekley out after two family members die

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Boo Weekley has withdrawn from the Franklin Templeton Shootout because of two family deaths.

Advertisement
Tournament organizers say Weekley's grandfather and uncle died in the last 10 days. No other details were immediately available. Tournament director Taylor Ives says Weekley was close to both and needs to be with his family this week.

Weekley won the Colonial in May and qualified for the Tour Championship for the first time in six years.

He was replaced in the field at Tiburon Golf Club by Freddie Jacobson, who will team with two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen.

The tournament starts Friday.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2016
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Sportsbook: Golfers to Bet - Deutsche Bank
News: Odds to win 2016 FedEx Cup
Daly: Grading the Predictions
Knox out of RCup despite strong play
Europe RCup captain's picks made
Spieth still trying to find grass secret
Reed win Barclays, Fowler out of RC
Fowler plays way off Ryder Cup team
Brehm wins Web.com finale, Tour card
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!
VI Gold Membership