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By Stephanie Wei under LPGA

Brecht talking Cristie Kerr through a ruling

Longtime and beloved LPGA rules official Doug Brecht passed away last Friday after a three-month battle with the West Nile Virus. Brecht was 62.

Unfortunately, I didn’t have the pleasure of knowing Doug, but from what I’ve gleaned from the numerous tweets from LPGA players and others in the golf world, we lost a very special person. LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan said in a statement:

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