Ross Fisher pulls out of Ohio invitational

Ross Fisher
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Ross Fisher is out of this week's event to stay with his wife and ill son.

Ross Fisher has decided not to take part in this week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio, opting to remain at home with his wife and ill son.

The world number 64’s three-month-old Harry was taken to hospital on Saturday night, but the player’s manager Conor Ridge has said that his life is not in danger.

"Harry should be fine - it looks like it's just precautionary," he said.

The 30-year-old qualified for the event as he was a member of Europe’s 2010 Ryder Cup-winning side.

Fisher has four European tour titles to his name, while his best Major finish was coming fifth place in the 2009 US Open.

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