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Goosen's inclusion highlights Hall of Fame shortfalls

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The best thing about each new World Golf Hall of Fame class is the inevitable debates.

You know the deal: you are what your record says you are, and either your resume is worthy of a locker in St. Augustine, Fla., or it’s not. For most rational people this is simple math.

There are exceptions. Former Augusta National chairman Billy Payne, trick-shot artist and motivational speakerDennis Walters, and women’s golf advocate and former LPGA tour player Peggy Kirk Bell were all voted into the Class of 2019 on Wednesday under the Lifetime Achievements category, which takes a more esoteric view of a person’s contributions to the game.