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IN MEMORIAM G olf in the Bay Area, and Northern California region for that matter, lost a huge supporter when San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee unexpectedly died Dec. 12 of cardiac arrest. Among many other endeavors, Lee, 65, played a key role in bringing the 2015 Match Play Championship and 2020 PGA Championship to Harding Park and was a huge supporter of women's golf and The First Tee. In November, Lee was on hand at the Olympic Club as part of the announcement that the 2032 Ryder Cup was coming. "It's a huge loss for golf in San Francisco, no question," Olympic Club President Dan Dillon told the S.F. Chronicle. "The sport was just so important to him." Former S.F. Mayor Lee Was a Golf Lover

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