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2. Bobby Jones, 1930

The day after returning from Great Britain with his British Amateur and Open trophies, Jones left for Interlachen to try and capture the third leg of the “impregnable quadrilateral” against the strongest field of the...

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3. Ben Hogan, 1950

Just 16 months after a near fatal car accident, Hogan used his indomitable will (and a collapsible chair in between shots) to overcome his many injuries, not to mention long odds, to win at Merion....

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4. Tiger Woods, 2008

Giving Hogan a run (walk?) for the money in the overcoming physical pain department, Woods literally limped to victory on a broken leg at Torrey Pines. After tying Rocco Mediate with a birdie for the...

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5. Arnold Palmer, 1960

In one of the most dramatic finishes in U.S. Open history, the past, present, and future of golf collided at Cherry Hills. After Palmer’s good friend, Pittsburgh writer Bob Drum, told him over lunch that...

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6. Jack Nicklaus, 1962

With his first professional victory at Oakmont, 22-year-old Nicklaus became the first man since Bobby Jones to simultaneously hold the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open titles. He defeated hometown favorite Arnold Palmer, who won the...

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7. Lee Trevino, 1971

The “Super Mex” might have joked around by throwing a fake snake at Nicklaus before their 18-hole playoff at Merion, but he was all business once the round got under way, winning by three shots...

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8. Johnny Miller, 1973

Some sports records stand the test of time, like Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak and Miller’s 63 in the final round at Oakmont.  Others have equaled it in major championships, but no one has surpassed...

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9. Payne Stewart, 1999

Looking to avenge his loss to Lee Janzen at Olympic the year before, Stewart put on one of the greatest displays of putting in major-championship history in the final round at Pinehurst. He needed just...

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The Top 10 Greatest U.S. Open Victories

Our national championship has produced some of the most memorable tournaments in the history of the game, as this adaptation from the USGA’s new book, Great Moments of the U.S. Open, illustrates. Will the 2013...

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2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide

A great thing about a dad who plays golf is that there are countless gift options, so skip the garish tie this year and get him something he can really use and enjoy, like one...

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