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Tom Weiskopf undergoes cancer treatment, report says

According to Golfweek, Weiskopf, 78, a 16-time PGA Tour winner, has received chemotherapy to treat pancreatic cancer

Reported: By Golfweek, that former major champion Tom Weiskopf was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Weiskopf, 78, whose 16 PGA Tour titles included the 1973 British Open, underwent his first chemotherapy treatment on Thursday, according to Adam Schupak’s report. “I’ve got a rough 4-6 months ahead of me,” Weiskopf, who also won four times on the Champions Tour in the mid-1990s, said in a phone interview. Weiskopf was in the news recently when he criticized Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy, a four-time major champion who hasn’t won one of golf’s four biggest prizes in six-plus years. “Golf is something just for Rory to do,” Weiskopf said in another interview with Schupak. McIlroy, a former No. 1-ranked player in the world, fired back, saying, “I’ve been the best,” and adding: “I try my heart out.”

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