Golf: Former Pga Championship Winner Sasaki Passes Away

Golf: Former PGA Championship winner Sasaki passes awayJapanese pro golfer Hisayuki Sasaki, winner of the 1995 Japan PGA Championship, passed away of heart failure in Bangkok, the Japan Golf Tour Organization said Friday. He was 48.

According to sources close to him, friends went to check on Sasaki after he did not come out of his hotel room on Thursday morning and found him collapsed on his bed. He was confirmed dead after being taken to hospital.