Son of Former Golf Pro David Feherty Dead at 29


Shey Feherty overdosed after battle with drug addiction, mental illness


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The son of former pro golfer David Feherty, Shey Feherty, died Saturday July 29th of an overdose. He had turned 29 that day.

“My first born son is gone from me, dying from an overdose on his 29th birthday,” David Feherty wrote on Twitter Tuesday. “Bless his sweet heart, I will fight on.”

According to an obituary, Shey grappled with drug addiction and mental illness. In lieu of flowers, the Feherty family requested donations be sent to the Center for Addiction and Recovery Studies.

“His beautiful blue eyes could captivate a room, but they could not stare down the enemy that lurked in the shadows and…click here to continue reading