Havret out of Wales Open after death of father

U.S. Open runner-up Gregory Havret has pulled out of the Wales

Open following the death of his father.

The Frenchman was at 2-over 144 after two rounds when he

withdrew at Celtic Manor on Saturday, 10 strokes behind leader

Alexander Noren of Sweden.

Ranked No. 117 in the world, Havret has won three times on the

European Tour since turning professional in 1999.