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Encyclopedia > Jack Newton

Jack Newton (born 30 January 1950) is a former golfer who lost the 1975 British Open in a playoff. In 1983, while trying to jog to a plane in Sydney, he nearly lost his life when he accidentally ran into a plane's propeller, which caused him to lose his arm. He has since been a longtime golf commentator for Australian golf events. January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... This list of golf players, known as golfers includes the most notable players of the sport, who are almost exclusively professionals in the sport. ... The British Open is the title or popular name of a number of sporting tournaments: The British Open golf championship A tennis tournament often called the Wimbledon championships British Open Squash British Open snooker. ... The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, and since its opening it has become an international symbol of Sydney Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia. ... Look up plane in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


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  • Times article on the accident

 
 

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