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Golfer Sidney Beckwith Dies at 101; He Shot Below His Age 1,464 Times

SIDNEY BECKWITH CHEATED DEATH MANY TIMES in his 101 years. This remembrance by Adam Schupak for Golfweek is worth a full read.

Sidney Beckwith

Beckwith died on May 9 after a bout with cancer and complications that followed, but a photo in Schupak's story shows him putting at Greenwood Valley Country Club on March 5.

Beckwith's longevity produced an enviable record on the golf course, according to Schupak:

Beckwith was 72 when he first broke his age at Green Valley.