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Jack Newton, who lost a British Open playoff, dies aged 72 | golf

By DENNIS PASSA – AP sportswriter BRISBANE, Australia – Jack Newton, who lost to Tom Watson in a 1975 British Open playoff and finished second to Seve Ballesteros at the 1980 Masters before ending his professional golf career in a near-fatal airplane propeller accident, has died. He was 72. Newton, who had Alzheimer’s disease, died… Read More »