Judy Rankin's husband 'Yippy' dies

Walter “Yippy” Rankin, husband of LPGA Hall of Famer and golf analyst Judy Rankin, died Feb. 24 after an extended illness.

Yippy was a supporter and fan of golf throughout the couple’s 45-year marriage.

Funeral services will be held Feb. 27 in the Rankins’ hometown of Midland, Texas. The family has requested that contributions be made to friends’ charity of choice, or to the Texas Tech Red Raiders Club.

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