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Rookies who stole the show may outlive Oahu’s event

By Paul Arnett

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 15, 2013

~~<p>The last time somebody took the Waialae Country Club to the woodshed like that, they ditched the sponsor, altered the scorecard and moved the event from fall to winter.</p>
<p>It&rsquo;s unlikely Russell Henley&rsquo;s convincing win at Sunday&rsquo;s Sony Open in Hawaii will have the same effect as John Huston&rsquo;s victory here in 1998, but the historical 24-under finish highlights how quickly the face of the PGA Tour is aging like F. Scott Fitzgerald&rsquo;s Benjamin Button.</p>
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The last time somebody took the Waialae Country Club to the woodshed like that, they ditched the sponsor, altered the scorecard and moved the event from fall to winter.

It’s unlikely Russell Henley’s convincing win at Sunday’s Sony Open in Hawaii will have the same effect as John Huston’s victory here in 1998, but the historical 24-under finish highlights how quickly the face of the PGA Tour is aging like F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Benjamin Button. Login for more...



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