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UGA Week: Georgia golfers are major force on PGA Tour

...last year. In 1988, nine Deacons earned a cumulative total of $2.71 million, with seven total victories from Curtis Strange, Lanny Wadkins and Jay Haas. Considering purses are 10 times larger today, the adjusted cash value would eclipse...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/uga-week-georgia-golfers-are-major-force-p
Throwback Thursday: Langer wins in 1985

...Weekend rounds of 68 wound up being the difference in his first win at Augusta.In 1985, the European trailed American Curtis Strange heading into the second nine. But Strange, bidding to win after opening with an 80, found water on both of the...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/throwback-thursday-langer-wins-1985
Spieth looks to put new experience to use

...have the talent to keep putting themselves there and then they have all those experiences going forward."ESPN's Curtis Strange, the last man to win consecutive U.S. Opens, agreed."Normally you learn how to play this game when you get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-09/spieth-looks-put-new-experie
Much has changed since US Open was last at Pinehurst No. 2

...bunkers."It's what they want to call undergrowth. I call it weeds," said two-time U.S. Open champion Curtis Strange, who played the course last month to prepare for his duties as an ESPN analyst. "It's still going to be penal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-08/much-has-changed-us-open-was
Long shots have a chance at US Open

...sixth, worth $239,775 and 95 points toward the FedEx Cup. That could go a long way.Lesson learned?Maybe."Curtis Strange nearly won the Masters after shooting 80, didn't he?" Geoff Ogilvy said, correctly remembering 1985. "Guys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-27/long-shots-have-chance-us-op
Martin Kaymer shoots 65, leads U.S. Open by three

...S. Open in a rout at Congressional, opened with a 71.Defending champion Justin Rose, who held off Mickelson a year ago at Merion, shot 72. There hasn't been a repeat winner in this championship since Curtis Strange in 1988-89.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-12/martin-kaymer-shoots-65-lead
Michaux: Woods' play encouraging

...Hoylake saying, 'I'm here to win and that's the only thing,' that would be him telling a lie to himself," Curtis Strange said during the Open buildup. "I hope he makes the cut ... but I don't think you could ever expect him to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-17/michaux-woods-play-encouragi
Augusta's par-5s still put excitement in play 80 years later

...handful of shots that are dangerous.Famous disasters on the par-5 holes include amateur Billy Joe Patton in 1954 and Curtis Strange in 1985. Each player found the water on both incoming par-5 holes and lost in their bid for a green jacket.But...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/augustas-par-5s-still-put-excitement-play-
Augusta National's par-5s tempt many a golfer to go for it

...just hit a bad shot'The pressure of being in contention on the final nine at Augusta can be overwhelming. Just ask Curtis Strange."You go into the back side, and you know the history of every hole," said Strange, who now works as an analyst...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/augusta-nationals-par-5s-tempt-many-golfer
Talented rookies aim to join exclusive club

...tour before a player can win, but that seems to be less and less the case," said two-time U.S. Open champion Curtis Strange. "These guys come out more ready."Patrick Reed, the 23-year-old from Augusta State, won three tour events...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/talented-rookies-aim-join-exclusive-club