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Died: Jerry Anderson, the first Canadian to win on the European Tour, on March 9, according to PGA Tour Canada. He was 62. No cause of death was cited. Anderson won the 1984 Ebel European Masters Swiss Open with a then-record 27-under score, which stood for 19 years, until Ernie Els broke the mark. Anderson represented Canada in the World Cup in 1983, ’87 and ’89. He competed on the PGA Tour in 1990 and 1992 and won the Nationwide Tour’s 1991 Ben Hogan Texarkana Open.

Extended: By four years, the broadcasting agreement between the PGA Tour and SiriusXM radio, through 2021.

Announced: By the U.S. Golf Association, the 34 sectional-qualifying sites for the U.S. Senior Open, which will be played June 28-July 1 at The Broadmoor Golf Club’s East Course in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 18-hole qualifiers will be played from May 21 to June 11 (information).