Camilo Villegas’ daughter, Mia, has died at simply 22 months previous after cancerous tumors have been present in her mind and backbone.
4-time PGA Tour winner Villegas revealed final month that he and his spouse, Maria, took their daughter to Nicklaus Youngsters’s Hospital in Miami for scans in March as they suspected she was not nicely.
Mia underwent surgical procedure after the tumors have been discovered, and the Villegas household was knowledgeable extra remedy could be required on account of persisting points.
Villegas mentioned throughout an emotional information convention in June: “After the surgical procedure, when it was time to take away the stitches, they realized the expansion had develop into fairly aggressive.
“We have been informed we wanted to begin remedy instantly, in order that they stored us there. Bodily, although, she wasn’t able to get the type of chemo docs have been hoping for.”
Mia began different rounds of chemotherapy, however she died in Miami on Sunday.
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan mentioned in an announcement on Monday: “The PGA Tour is deeply saddened having misplaced a member of our household, Mia Villegas.
“We grieve with Camilo and Maria and our ideas and prayers are with the Villegas household.”