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Li withdraws from PGA Championship due to wrist injury

Li withdraws from PGA Championship due to wrist injury
Aug 9, 2018; Saint Louis, MO, USA; Haotong Li hits his tee shot on the 7th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports   -   Copyright  Kyle Terada(Reuters)
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ST LOUIS (Reuters) – China’a Li Haotong withdrew from the PGA Championship before the second round resumed on Saturday morning due to a wrist injury, the PGA of America announced.

Li was our over par after 11 holes when a thunderstorm halted play on Friday afternoon at Bellerive.

World number 45 Li had enjoyed a solid major year — making the cut at the Masters, U.S. Open and British Open, and recording top-40 finishes in all three events.

(Reporting by Andrew Both, Editing by Ed Osmond)

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