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Snead outlasts Hogan, Patton to win 1954 Masters

...final seven holes in even par, but his 75 opened the door for Snead to tie. Just a few years removed from his near-fatal car accident, the last thing Hogan wanted was to have to walk another 18 holes.After an epic final round, the Monday playoff...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/snead-outlasts-hogan-patton-win-1954-ma
Engler's comeback hits weekend

...Engler now knows he'll be able to resume his professional golf career. In his first tournament since being in a near-fatal car accident more than a year ago, Engler fired 1-under-par 71 on Friday to make the cut in the NGA/Hooters Tour event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/24/gol_413250.shtml
Golf
Top golfers of the century

...of all time, his pursuit of perfection led him to nine majors, including four U.S. Opens. Returned from a near fatal car accident to win the '50 Open at Merion. Won every major he played in 1953 to complete the career Grand Slam. BOBBY JONES...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/07/oth_276861.shtml
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Ramblin' Rhodes: George Jones gets revenge

...That's The Way Love Goes. The CMA treatment upset Mr. Jones' fans, who were glad to see him recover from a near-fatal car accident in March 1999. Performer Alan Jackson was quoted as saying, "Had George Jones died, there would have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/03/liv_282340.shtml
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Major attracts Hooters stars

...Gilleon. Augusta's John Engler, who made his return to competitive golf in this tournament last year after a near-fatal car accident, isn't in the field. Engler, who tied for 22nd place at Savannah Lakes, has accepted a sponsor exemption...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/24/gol_451188.shtml
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Golf writers recognize Woods as year's best

...player who continues to be active in golf despite a physical handicap or serious illness. Hogan returned from a near-fatal car accident to become one of the game's greatest players. Verplank has battled through three elbow surgeries in his career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/11/gol_337835.shtml
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Couples find love, work can coexist

...often than dual-career couples. Dave Bruno started his business seven years ago after the medical bills from a near-fatal car accident bankrupted him. For years, their family of five survived on his wife's earnings from baby-sitting and Tupperware...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/02/biz_204732.shtml
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Tiger Woods, Bill Haas added to U.S. Presidents Cup team

...has had five Aussies.Allenby missed the '98 matches at Royal Melbourne because he was just recovering from a near-fatal car accident and did not qualify.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2011-09-27/tiger-woods-bill-haas-added-
Sutton making up for lost time

...challenge of competing past one's prime is as much mental as physical. Hogan was 41 and still battered from a near-fatal car accident when he won the U.S. Open and British Open in 1953. Curtis Strange is 46 and feels almost as good physically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/25/gol_315008.shtml
Golf
Receiver star of the show

...Bears. There was the humble, soft-spoken Krause, weeping openly as he told of his wife's recovery from a near-fatal car accident. And Munoz sniffed back sobs after his 17-year-old son -- already an inch taller and just as beefy as dad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/02/oth_234955.shtml
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