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PGA Tour exerts even more control with changes to World Golf Hall of Fame

No one should have been more thrilled than Vijay Singh to hear about the voting changes for the World Golf Hall of Fame.Singh is already in.He was elected in 2005 with 56 percent of the vote from a panel that consisted mainly of golf writers, most of whom the big Fijian had blown off over the years. By then, Singh had 25 PGA Tour victories, three majors, two PGA Tour money titles and one Jack Nicklaus Award as player of the year. He is among the greats in the game.In sweeping changes announced Sunday, a 16-member panel with a majority of golf administrators now decides who gets in the Hall of Fame. Imagine them debating the merits of a guy who has an active and very acrimonious lawsuit against the PGA Tour over its anti-doping policy."We liked the old system," PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said. "But we like this one better."That would suggest the old system was working fine. And if something isn't broken, did it really need to be fixed?What was wrong with the old system had nothin...

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