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Webb Simpson out of Bridgestone

Updated: July 27, 2012, 6:43 PM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson is skipping next week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational as his wife, Dowd, is expecting the couple's second child.

Simpson, who won the U.S. Open at the Olympic Club last month, skipped the Open Championship in England last week because of his wife's pregnancy. He had previously said he hoped the baby would arrive in time for him to compete in the World Golf Championship event that begins Aug. 2 at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.

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