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Champions Tour player Hal Sutton has mild heart attack

Hal Sutton
Hal Sutton, 55, had 14 victories on the PGA Tour.
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NAPLES, Florida (AP)

Champions Tour player Hal Sutton had a mild heart attack after withdrawing during the first round of the ACE Group Classic.

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''I had blockage in my heart, so yeah it was a heart attack,'' Sutton told the Naples Daily News. ''They put a stent in, and I'm fine now.''

The 55-year-old Sutton withdrew Friday after playing the first eight holes in 5 over.

''I just said, `Something's wrong. I don't know what it is,''' Sutton told the Daily News.

The 1983 PGA Championship winner won 14 times on the PGA Tour. He also captained the 2004 U.S. Ryder Cup team.

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