22-month-old daughter has tragically died’ Golf star Camilo Villegas.
Villegas, 38, broke down in tears when discussing Mia’s tumors on her brain and backbone last month.
Golf Camillo Villages’ only child gave up the ghost on Monday (AEDT) in Miami after surgery and chemotherapy, The Sun reports.
PGA Tour Commissioner:
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said during a statement: “The PGA Tour is deeply sadden having lost a member of our family, Mia Villegas.
Because “We feel sad with Camilo and Maria and our opinion and prayers are with the Villegas family.”
Villages has yet to discuss the tragic news but couldn’t twiddling my thumbs tears when he spoke about his little girl’s battle last month.
Speaking at TPC Sawgrass about how hard life had been since the news of Mia’s sickness, Golf Camilo Villegas said: “It’s been hard.
“I’m likely to urge emotional but that’s fine.
“It’s inspir, to find out my baby fighting.
Camillo Villegas Opinion:
“My wife has been very strong, and you’ve need to follow your instincts, and honestly I don’t know if my instincts are to return play in the week .
“I don’t really know where my mind is. i do know where my heart is. But you still may need to hear the folks that love you.
“My wife said, ‘Just leave there and delight in in . Golf is what you’ve finished years, golf has given you various great things’.”
Villegas and wife Maria first noticed something was wrong in February when Mia set aside crying quite normal.
The Colombian golfer, who reach a high of No. 7 within the world rankings in September 2008, said: “She always visited the gym with me; it had been one among our bonding spots.
Because “She was constantly kind of a little monkey, climbing on everything. On the other hand at some point , I noticed she had not been climbing on anything.
But “She had also been weeping a stroke quite normal in the dark .
If “She had been teething, So we took her to the pediatrician, View it had been that.”
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital In Miami:
On March 14 they take Mia to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami for scans. it had been then doctors confirmed tumours were increasing on her brain and spine.
Mia undergo surgery but doctors told Villegas and his wife there would be more cure necessary.
Golf Camilo Villegas added: “After the surgery, when it had been time to obtain rid of the stitches, They learned the growth had become pretty insistent.
“We were tell we would have liked to start out dealing directly , in order that they kept us there. actually, though, she wasn’t able to get the type of chemo doctors were hoping for.”
Golf Camilo Villegas has not played since final 33rd at the Korn Ferry Tour event in June.