Champion golfer Jack Newton dead at 72 nearly 40 years after he miraculously survived walking into a plane propeller and losing his right arm
- Jack Newton, a giant of Australian golf, died of health complications aged 72
- He survived losing an arm and extensive other injuries after an accident in 1983
- Newtown walked into an aeroplane propeller at Sydney Airport
Champion Australian golfer Jack Newton has passed away from health complications at the age of 72.
The former Australian Open champion who very nearly won the British Open and US Masters, survived an horrific accident in 1983 when he lost his arm and eye after walking into an aeroplane propeller at Sydney Airport.
His family confirmed the news in a statement on Good Friday morning, stating that…