Pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly California crash


Six-time PGA Tour victor Bill Haas was injured in a multi-car accident in Pacific Palisades, California, Tuesday night that left one person dead, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The driver of the auto Haas was travelling in - a member of the family with whom the world No.67 and his family were staying for the PGA Tour event this week - was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities pronounced the driver of the Ferrari dead at the scene, while his passenger, Haas, 35, was taken to the hospital for injuries, along with the driver of the BMW, a 50-year-old woman.

The 35-year-old's Dad, nine-time PGA Tour victor Jay Haas, told the Golf Channel: "Bill was very fortunate".

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The fatal accident remains under investigation.

The driver of the Ferrari in which Haas was riding was killed when the vehicle collided with a BMW and rolled over.

According to KTLA, Wilson's SUV had been "clipped" by the driver of the Ferrari, which Haas was riding in just before the crash that killed the driver. According to Golf Channel, Gibello was friends with Haas' swing coach, Billy Harmon, and was instrumental in bringing the 2017 Walker Cup and 2023 U.S. Open to Los Angeles Country Club, where Gibello was a member. It's owned by actor Luke Wilson, Fischer said.

Almost 12 after the crash, which was reported around 6:30 p.m. on the 13th, Bill's father confirmed to Todd Lewis, of the Golf Channel, that his son had been released from the hospital. Two passengers in the BMW were hospitalized with serious injuries, the station reported. Jay Haas told the Golf Channel that his son will make a full recovery.