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By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship


One of the most unlikely Open champions in history is Todd Hamilton. He defeated Ernie Els in a playoff to win the 2004 Open Championship at Royal Troon. At the time, Hamilton was a 38-year-old rookie on the PGA Tour who had won the Honda Classic earlier in the season. He stole the show from Els, and also put the hybrid on the map.

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Tiger Woods, y'all

Tiger golfs his ball well

After hooking his opening tee shot into the thick rough at Muirfield, Tiger Woods hit a provisional ball on the first hole of the Open Championship on Thursday afternoon. He also pulled his provisional, but not as wide left, but with the aid of marshals and fans, Woods found his first ball and took an unplayable. Though he scrambled for a bogey, it wasn’t exactly an ideal start and it made you think, “Ugh, here we go again!”

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