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Louise Suggs dies at 91; LPGA co-founder and influential pro golfer

Louise Suggs dies at 91; LPGA co-founder and influential pro golfer

Louise Suggs, an LPGA founder and one of the best female professional golfers, died Friday. She was 91. The LPGA Tour said she died in a hospice in Sarasota, Fla. Suggs was perhaps the most influential player in LPGA history. Along with being one of its 13 founders in 1950, she served as LPGA president three times and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame and the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Hall of Fame. "I feel like the LPGA lost a parent," Commissioner Mike Whan said. "But I'm extremely confident that her vision, her competitiveness and, most importantly, her spirit will be with this organization forever." The LPGA Tour rookie of the year...

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