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PHOTOS: Moments from Ron Balicki's career

Here are just a few of the moments of Ron Balicki's long, hall-of-fame career covering college and amateur golf for Golfweek.

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Ron Balicki said he just had to take a drink out of the trophy during the finals of the 2007 U.S. Amateur at the Olympic Club in San Francisco.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki, left, congratulated by Golfweek staffers including senior writer Adam Schupak.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki was hired before Golfweek was printed on glossy paper.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki was the first non-coach inducted into the GCAA Hall of Fame, shown here with Lance Ringler (left) and Jeff Babineau.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki covered his 29th NCAA Championship last season at the Crabapple Course of the Capital City Club in Atlanta.

Published on March 25, 2014

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Ron Balicki gets in a little bit of practice on the range.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki in the center background with Tiger Woods, then a Stanford golfer, at front right.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki hard at work while covering his 29th NCAA Championship last season at the Crabapple Course of the Capital City Club in Atlanta.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki (far right) with Golfweek colleagues current and former: Jared Clemons, Lance Ringler and Asher Wildman on a boat during the 2009 Battle of the Beach hosted by Long Beach State.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki and several Golfweek staffers getting into the spirit of the 2007 NCAA Championship in Williamsburg, Va.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki, second from right, with Golfweek associate editor Lance Ringler (from left) and former Golfweek staffers Asher Wildman and Jared Clemons.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki, longtime college golf writer for Golfweek Magazine, was the first non-coach inducted into the Golf Coaches Association of America’s Hall of Fame.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Rickie Fowler celebrates with the Walker Cup trophy while our Ron Balicki gives one of his patented looks over his glasses.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki (right) was the first non-coach inducted into the GCAA Hall of Fame in 2010, shown here with BYU head coach Bruce Brockbank.

Published on March 26, 2014

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Ron Balicki died at the age of 65 after an eight-month battle with cancer.

Published on March 26, 2014