PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two members of the Korn Ferry Tour were suspended for three-to-six months Friday for placing bets on PGA Tour competitions, making them the latest professional athletes to be disciplined for sports betting.
Vince India and Jake Staiano, golfers on the PGA Tour’s developmental feeder, violated the “Integrity Program” by making the wagers, the tour announced in a news release. Neither placed a bet on tournaments in which they were playing, the tour said.
India was suspended from PGA Tour-sanctioned competition for six months, with the suspension lasting from Sept. 18 through March 17, 2024. Staiano was suspended from Sept. 11 through Dec. 10.