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Fresh off Deaflympics win, golfer brings fight to the PHC Classic

By Alec Lewis

2017 PHC ClassicGLENDALE — Kaylin Yost couldn't hear the two words last week. She could hardly hear anything.

Well, until the roar.

In Samsun, Turkey, at the first-ever golf event in the 23rd Deaflympics — an International Olympic Committee-sanctioned event at which deaf athletes compete at an elite level — Yost wasn't permitted to use the hearing aids she's worn since doctors noticed her hearing impairment at age 2. She could hear loud noises but nothing more, so when the fan yelled the two words — "miss it" — as she stood over gold medal-granting putt, Yost went about her business.

Read more: http://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/golf/2017/08/03/fresh-off-deaflympics-win-golfer-brings-fight-phc-classic/534635001/

Source: Journal Sentinel

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