John Senden Announces Son Has Brain Tumor


Unfortunate news has struck the PGA Tour this past weekend after John Senden announced that his 13-year-old son was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The Aussie withdrew prior to the start of the Zurich Classic and is understandably stepping away from the game indefinitely to be with his family.

“Our son is undertaking the biggest challenge of his life thus far,” Senden said in a statement released by the Tour. “As a family, we appreciate the support and kindness that everyone has offered us at this difficult time.

“Together, we will stand strong to tackle this disease and look forward to the day when Jacob is cancer free. We are grateful for the outpouring of love we have experienced and ask that you keep Jacob in your prayers and hearts.”


Some folks took to Twitter to show express support.

We wish the Senden family all of the best during this trying time. 

[PGA Tour]


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