Horschel un­aware wife ready to go pub­lic about al­co­holism

Cape Breton Post - - Sports -

FORT WORTH, Texas - PGA Tour golfer Billy Horschel didn’t know his wife planned to go pub­lic about her al­co­holism un­til she sent her state­ment to him be­fore post­ing it on so­cial me­dia. Horschel said Tues­day that his wife Brit­tany told him that she was ready to share the cou­ple’s story af­ter she marked a year of so­bri­ety this month. She was in a treat­ment cen­tre from the end of last May through July. Her poignant post Mon­day came a day af­ter Billy Horschel won at the By­ron Nel­son.

Af­ter his first vic­tory since 2014, which came af­ter four con­sec­u­tive missed cuts, Horschel vaguely made ref­er­ence to is­sues away from golf when talk­ing about his emo­tions of win­ning.

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