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Gallacher recovering well, says daughter Kirsty

ESPN staff
September 9, 2013
Bernard Gallacher collapsed at an event when due to give a speech © PA Photos

Kirsty Gallacher has revealed her father Bernard is recovering well in hospital after the former Ryder Cup captain suffered a suspected heart attack.

Bernard Gallacher, who led Europe to victory in the 1995 Ryder Cup, was taken ill after he collapsed when due to make a speech at an event. The 64-year-old was admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in a critical condition.

His daughter Kirsty though says her dad is making a recovery, and posted on Twitter:

She also added: "We are all so grateful for the fabulous support we've had. It's kept us going."

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