Jason Day out of Open Championship
WESTERVILLE, Ohio -- Jason Day has withdrawn from the Open Championship, choosing instead to stay home with his newborn son.
The decision was not surprising for Day, a 24-year-old Australian who has said family is his top priority. His agent said Day's wife, Ellie, gave birth to Dash James Day at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday. It was the couple's first child.
Day is No. 21 in the world. A year ago, he was runner-up at the Masters and U.S. Open.
He would not be replaced at the British Open, ...
Read full story
2012 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
2012 venue: Royal Lytham & St. Annes
Where: Lytham St. Annes, England
TV coverage: All four rounds on ESPN
Yardage, par: 7,086 yards, par-70
Past champions: Complete list