Bill Haas: Withdraws from Genesis Open


The driver of a Ferrari was killed Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in a multi-vehicle crash in Pacific Palisades that injured the sportscar's passesnger, pro golfer Bill Haas, seen above in a Feb. 1 photo.

The PGA Tour said the driver of the auto who died was a member of the family that was hosting Haas during the Genesis Open golf tournament.

A SUV driven by actor Luke Wilson - brother of Owen - was sideswiped by the Ferrari just before the crash.

Haas was scheduled to play this week in the Genesis Open at the nearby Riviera Country Club, located in the Los Angeles community of Pacific Palisades. The driver of the Ferrari was heading southbound on the roadway, authorities said.

The driver of the Ferrari, Mark Gibello, 71, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Luke Wilson is best known for his roes in Legally Blonde, The Royal Tenenbaums and Anchorman.

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A 50-year-old woman was also injured and transported to a local hospital in serious condition, according to the fire department.

"Mr Bill Haas was the passenger in the Ferrari".

Haas' father, Jay, told Golf Channel on Wednesday that his son had pain and swelling in one of his legs but had been released from the hospital.

CNN has reached out to representatives for Haas and Wilson, along with PGA officials.

Haas is expected to be OK, according to multiple reports.

Haas will withdraw from the Genesis Open so he can recover at home in Greenville, South Carolina, the PGA and his agent said.