Weiskopf died at 79 due to cancer according to his wife. 

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Weiskopf, the son of an Ohio railroad worker, said he adored the game whenever he played.

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 Pure contact defined his Ohio State and tour careers. Weiskopf's 6-foot-3 swing was forceful, rhythmic, natural, and athletic.

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Weiskopf had the most runner-up finishes at the Masters without winning. 

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 Weiskopf told Golf Digest that playing against Nicklaus was like draining the Pacific with a teacup.

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 Weiskopf was talented in many areas, but he thought he didn't use it well.

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 He quit drinking in 2000 and regarded it a victory.

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 After winning the 1995 U.S. Senior Open at Congressional, he commented, "I couldn't accept defeat since it was my fault." 

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He worked the 1986 Masters as Nicklaus won at 46. 

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Weiskopf told Golf Digest about his contributions last summer. Golf was a mental test for him, and he wished he'd handled it better.

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