PGA Tour winner Dave Hill dies at 74

Updated: September 28, 2011, 11:56 PM ET
Associated Press

JACKSON, Mich. -- Dave Hill, a 13-time winner on the PGA Tour who made three Ryder Cup appearances and won the 1969 Vardon Trophy for the tour's lowest scoring average, has died. He was 74.

Hill died Tuesday in Jackson. He suffered from emphysema for several years, brother Mike Hill -- also a former PGA Tour player -- told the Jackson (Mich.) Citizen Patriot.

Hill finished second in the 1970 U.S. Open at Hazeltine in Minnesota, making headlines for saying the course "lacked ...

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