Newcastle golf legend Jack Newton dead at 72, family confirm in statement

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated April 14 2022 - 11:48pm, first published 11:39pm
NO SILVER LININGS: Hunter golfing legend Jack Newton was diagnosed with dementia in 2019. His loving wife Jackie, pictured here with Jack in their Merewether home, said her husband's condition has gradually deteriorated over the past year. Picture: Marina Neil

FAMILY have paid tribute to Australian golf legend Jack Newton, who has died aged 72.

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Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle.

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