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Dapper golfer Sandy Lyle wins unique Hickory golf title

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 01:31

Former major winning golfer Sandy Lyle claims second Hickory golf title. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION A dapper-dressed Sandy Lyle, the former Masters and British Open champion, won the World Hickory Open Golf Championship for the second time on Wednesday (October 12). The event, which took place at Panmure Links Golf Course in Carnoustie, Scotland, celebrates the heritage of the game and how it was originally played. Many entrants into the tournament play in early 20th century attire and carry wooden clubs, which would also have been used in early formats of the game. These particular championships first took place in 2005 and it has now grown to include players from locations as diverse as China, Japan and Sweden. Lyle had previously won the title in 2014 and described how he was nervous during this year's tournament despite being a two-time major winner. Lyle defeated close to 120 other players and won this year's trophy with a three-under round of 67 on the first day followed by a 71 on the final day.

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Dapper golfer Sandy Lyle wins unique Hickory golf title

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 01:31