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Bruce Alan Lietzke (July 18, 1951 – July 28, 2018) was an American professional golfer. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He won 13 tournaments on the PGA Tour between 1977 and 1994, including two victories in the Canadian Open.

His best finish in a major championship was at the 1991 PGA Championship where he finished second behind John Daly. He had seven victories on the Champions Tour. He played in the 1981 Ryder Cup.

In April 2017 Lietzke was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. He died from the disease on July 28, 2018 in Athens, Texas, aged 67.

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