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Gene Sarazen

The sports world, not just the golf world, lost a much beloved legend Thursday when Gene Sarazen -- after a long, fulfilling and richly rewarding life -- died of complications from pneumonia at age 97 in Naples, Fla. Mr...

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Gene Sarazen dies at 97

There won't be another one like Gene Sarazen. A winner of seven major championships, including...Y., who changed his name from Eugenio Saraceni to Gene Sarazen at age 16 because he thought the new name "sounded...

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Reflecting on a legend of the game

...Tournament would be complete without Gene Sarazen in the field. - The Augusta Chronicle, 1947 Gene Sarazen used to joke that he skipped the...Riddle said. "It says a lot about Gene Sarazen and about the game, and what sort...

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'The Squire' remembered

...elegant sportsmanship he displayed, Gene Sarazen was the very essence of golf...the history of golf, the name Gene Sarazen is unavoidable," Jack Nicklaus...commissioner Tim Finchem said. "Gene Sarazen dedicated his life to golf and...

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Is it 'the' club?

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. -- The late Gene Sarazen, whose famous double-eagle in 1935 helped make the...just as happy must have been the boy who looped for Gene Sarazen. Sarazen said this boy, Thor Nordwall, was the best...

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Attention welcomed by legend

Gene Sarazen was the perfect man to be an honorary starter for the Masters Tournament...the game. "When you discuss or research the history of golf, the name Gene Sarazen is unavoidable," six-time Masters champion Jack Nicklaus said...

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Sarazen will be missed

Gene Sarazen was 97 when death caught up with him Thursday morning in a hospital bed...Italian immigrant carpenter, ever watched his son play, the freshly dubbed Gene Sarazen missed a 40-foot putt. He recalled the old man asking him that night...

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Which wood did Sarazen use in 1935?

The 4-wood that the late Gene Sarazen used when he won the 1935 Masters Tournament sits in a trophy...one kid just as happy must have been the boy who looped for Gene Sarazen. Sarazen said this boy, Thor Nordwall, was the best caddy...

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Sarazen's grandson gets lessons from the best

...younger Sarazen is a teaching pro at a course that Gene Sarazen helped design. Gene Sarazen, 95, won seven major titles and numerous other...Boca Raton, Fla. He said he was unaware of Gene Sarazen's golfing feats, including a double eagle...

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Sarazen's watch from 1922 goes up for bids

...a rare Patek Philippe given to Gene Sarazen in honor of winning the 1922 U...back that reads, "Presented to Gene Sarazen by the Apawamis Club where he started...has a sense of golf history knows Gene Sarazen. That's what gives it the value...

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