Sonny Open winner Grayson’s cause of death is suicide… revealed in family statement

May 27, 2024 | by

The cause of death of Sonny Open winner Grayson Murray of the U.S. turned out to be suicide.

The U.S. golf magazine Golf Week reported on Thursday that the death was confirmed by Grayson’s family in a statement. “Life has not always been easy for Grayson. Even though he killed himself, we know that he is now peacefully asleep. We express our gratitude to the PGA Tour and the global golf community,” Murray’s family said in a statement.

Murray, who had two wins in the PGA Tour, withdrew after playing two holes during the second round of the Charles Schwab Challenge, and was found dead at his lodging on Wednesday, a day later. Murray, who ended his short life at the age of 30, is known to have suffered from alcoholism and depression for a long time. 먹튀검증

“Grayson Murray, who won the Sony Open in January, died on Saturday,” PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said in a statement the day before. “I was heartbroken to hear the news of his death this morning, and I pray for him and everyone who loves him,” he said in mourning.

Monahan also said that he and Murray had discussed the mental health issues of PGA Tour players over the past few years. Monahan followed up by having counselors stationed at PGA Tour and Conferry Tour venues for players impacted by Murray’s death.

Murray won his first tour championship at the Barbasol Championship in 2017 and lifted his second trophy at the Sony Open in January after extra time. “I overcame my alcohol addiction to be here,” Murray said at the time, impressed. Murray, who started drinking to relieve his anxiety, was reportedly hospitalized in Minnesota two years ago and was treated for alcoholism.


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