Billy Hurley III
(Atlanta, GA) Willard “Bill” Hurley, Jr. (61) of Leesburg, VA passed away yesterday in Loudoun County, VA from a self inflicted gunshot wound. Mr. Hurley is the father of Billy Hurley III, PGA Tour player, who reported his father missing just prior to the start of The Quicken Loans National three weeks ago. Billy was notified of his father’s passing late yesterday afternoon and has joined his family in Leesburg, VA. Billy said, “I want to thank the PGA Tour, the greater golf media, and all those who provided their support, prayers, and encouragement. The PGA Tour community has always taken great care of us, and my family and I are very grateful for that. As soon as I am able, I will return to golf and will provide further comment.”
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