Mahans welcome first child after whirlwind Saturday

Hunter Mahan during the 2013 Canadian Open.
Hunter Mahan during the 2013 Canadian Open. ( Associated Press )

Sunday, July 28, 2013

On a day that saw him start with the 36-hole lead at the RBC Canadian Open, get an emergency call from his wife that she had gone into labor, withdraw from said tournament, hop a flight to his native Dallas -- it ended at 3:26 a.m. with the birth of Hunter and Kandi Mahan's first child.

(Read all about his journey on Saturday here)

Mahan took to Twitter to break the news on Sunday morning:

@HunterMahan tweeted: "What a whirlwind of a day, but I'm happy to announce the birth of my daughter Zoe Olivia Mahan born at 3:26 am. Thanks for all the support!

And moments later, he added:

"Both Baby and Mom are doing great. Thanks to all to my sponsors who appreciate what's important in life and all my fans for being Awesome!" readers: We value your input and welcome your comments, but please be respectful in this forum.