Grayson Murray’s parents reveal the golfer’s cause of death: “He took his own life”

Grayson Murray’s parents reveal the golfer’s cause of death: “He took his own life”
Grayson Murray’s parents reveal the golfer’s cause of death: “He took his own life”

The golf family is still immersed in sadness after it was announced this Saturday, May 25, and unexpectedly, the death of player Grayson Murraywho this year had added to his record the second PGA Tour title in the Sony Open Hawaii.

The American, 30 years old, was disputing the Charles Schwab Challengea tournament from which he decided to withdraw before finishing the second round, when he had two holes left to play and after making five bogeys without birdies on his return, three of them in a row. On the first day he scored 68 shots.


Golfer Grayson Murray dies at age 30 during a PGA Tour tournament

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One day later, Eric and Terry MurrayGrayson’s parents, have explained the cause of their son’s death and They have recognized that the golf player took his own life. In a statement, they have indicated that they are “trying to accept the fact that our son is gone” and have considered it “surreal” to have to “acknowledge him to the world.”

What was the reason that led Grayson Murray to suicide?

Likewise, the Murrays have stressed that, despite being living “a nightmare”his son was very loved: “By us, his brother Cameron, his sister Erica, his entire family, his friends, his fellow players and, apparently, many of those who are now reading this. He was loved and will be missed.”.

After recognizing that “Life wasn’t always easy for Grayson”, the parents have assumed that “although he took his life, we know that he now rests in peace.” The family did not want to give more information about the reasons that led their son to make the decision to commit suicide, although his reasons were known. alcohol problems since 2021.

Own Murray admitted his alcohol addiction after winning the Sony Open and spoke about an incident that occurred at the 2023 Mexico Open. “I hit 79 shots. I came home and had an anxiety attack that lasted four days. It was the worst feeling I’ve ever had. “I never wanted to go through that again and it was the last time I had a drink,” he acknowledged then.

Murray spoke openly about his addiction to alcohol, a problem he had had since 2021

However, this year he was involved in an altercation in the bar of the Waialae Hotel in Honoluli (Hawaii) that led him to testify in court before the judge and assume that he was an “alcoholic who hates everything that has to do with life on the PGA Tour” and that drink was his only way out.

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