Family or golf? Billy Horschel doesn’t need to choose one or the other, as he proved this week.
As Golf Channel reports, Horschel was set to play in this week’s RBC Heritage when on Tuesday his wife, Brittany, called to inform that she was going into labor with the couple’s second child.
Here’s what the husband did from there: Drove three hours to Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., was on hand for the birth of daughter, Colbie Rae, at 6:17 a.m. Wednesday, got back to Harbour Town Golf Links that afternoon and opened the tournament in 1-under 70 the next day.
That’s pretty impressive. According to Golf Channel, Brittany was actually due on Sunday, meaning the baby arrived a few days early. But all is good.
“Everyone is doing great,” Horschel said.
Unfortunately, Horschel shot 6-over 78 on Friday to miss the cut at Harbour Town.
The silver lining, though? More time with his newest addition to the family. Congrats to the happy couple!