Hit by a truck while his vehicle was stationary, the PGA Tour player did not survive and died in hospital. His wife was slightly injured.
The triple winner of the PGA Tour tournaments, Bart Bryant, 59, had lost consciousness when rescuers from Polk City in Florida arrived at the scene of the tragedy.
He was taken to the hospital where he died. His wife, Donna, 49, has minor injuries, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
According to the sheriff’s office, the Bryants’ truck stopped at an intersection in a work zone and a truck traveling in the same direction struck them. An investigation has been opened to determine the exact circumstances of the tragedy that cost the player his life.
The family of PGA TOUR champions is mourning the tragic passing of Bart Bryant.
He was a champion on and off the field and will be greatly missed by many.
— PGA TOUR Champions (@ChampionsTour) June 1, 2022
Bryant dominates Tigre!
Texan Bart Bryant won the Valero Texas Open in 2004 and the following year had two prestigious PGA Tour events on his roster.
He won the Memorial Tournament, this week’s event at Jack Nicklaus and the tour’s grand finale, the Tour Championship at East Lake near Atlanta. Bryant had dominated the tournament and won 6 moves ahead of a certain Tiger Woods!
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