Billy Hurley III fighting for his livelihood days after burying dad

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tiger Woods was free and easy Thursday at the Wyndham Championship, shooting his best round in two years. Meanwhile, for the others closer to the postseason bubble, things are a little more stressful — especially for Billy Hurley III. Hurley's first round came two days after he attended the funeral of his father, who died last week of a self-inflicted gunshot...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Missing father of golfer Billy Hurley III found safe in Texas

  Police have located the father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III after he went missing for nearly two weeks. Police in Leesburg, Virginia say 61-year-old Willard Hurley Jr. was located Friday in Texas. The elder Hurley was unharmed and told police he had simply been traveling. Police say he didn't explain why he left his home without informing his family. His son broke down...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Golfer Billy Hurley III asks for help finding missing father

By Larry Brown PGA Tour golfer Billy Hurley III made an emotional plea for help Tuesday in finding his father, who has been missing for the past nine days. Hurley is in Virginia to play in the Quicken Loans National tournament and took an opportunity while meeting with the media to open up about his father. Hurley says his dad drove off nine days ago in his truck and took cash...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Tour pro says his father has been missing for 9 days

On Tuesday before the start of the Quicken Loans National tournament, PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III announced that his father, Willard Hurley Jr., is missing. According to Hurley, Willard left home nine days ago with some clothes and cash, and no one has heard from him since. His mother has filed a police report with local authorities in Leesburg, Virginia, where they live....
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Billy Hurley III says his father has been missing for 9 days

GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) Billy Hurley III is playing this week's Quicken Loans National while enduring a family crisis - his father, Willard Hurley Jr., has been missing for the past nine days. Hurley broke down in tears as he announced to reporters on Tuesday that his mother has filed a missing-persons report for his father, a retired police officer. The 33-year-old golfer says his...
Via Associated Press
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurley takes a 2-shot lead at CIMB Classic

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Billy Hurley III fired a 67 Friday to take a two-shot lead after two rounds of the CIMB Classic at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. Hurley had six birdies in his first nine holes to charge to the lead and finished the second round at 10 under, two strokes ahead of fellow American Kevin Streelman in the jointly sanctioned PGA Tour and Asian Tour...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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