2 pro golfers suspended for betting on PGA Tour events

The PGA Tour announced Friday two members of the Korn Ferry Tour were suspended for violating the PGA Tour’s Integrity Program.

Vince India and Jake Staiano were suspended for placing bets on PGA Tour competitions, the release stated. Neither player placed a bet on tournaments in which he was participating.

India is suspended from PGA Tour-sanctioned competition for six months, with the suspension beginning Sept. 18, 2023 and is through March 17, 2024.

Staiano is suspended from PGA Tour-sanctioned competition for three months. His suspension began Sept. 11, 2023 and is through Dec. 10, 2023.

The PGA Tour said it wouldn’t comment further on the suspensions.

India, 34, has played in 176 events during his career on the Korn Ferry Tour. This season, he made 22 starts and missed 11 cuts while withdrawing from one event. His best result was a pair of T-21 finishes.

Staiano, 26, has played in 17 events on the Korn Ferry Tour in his career. This season, he made eight starts, making three cuts with his best finish being T-19 at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.

India’s pgatour.com bio page states his total career earnings are $662,823, while Staiano’s page indicates he has earned $30,910.

Story originally appeared on GolfWeek