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New Zealand golfer Ryan Fox won his first European Tour event on Sunday in Perth, Australia and only learned Tuesday that he would get into the WGC-Mexico Championship field. That meant a journey of more than 10,000 miles, and he did not arrive until 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, with no chance to see the golf course. So a round of 72 was pretty impressive, despite Fox, 32, fighting off jet lag and fatigue. “I didn’t know what planet I was on when the alarm went off at 7 this morning,” he said.Fox said the decision to come wasn’t that easy. Next week is the 100th playing of the New Zealand Open, meaning another long journey back.

Bob Harig

Bob Harig

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