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Snead outlasts Hogan, Patton to win 1954 Masters 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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
Tigers honor Engler, others

...Augusta's John Engler, the winner of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament in 2001 who later recovered from a near-fatal car accident to play for a year on the PGA Tour, has been inducted into the Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame. Engler, a Richmond...
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...
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...
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...
One day at a time

Less than three months after she lay comatose as a result of a near-fatal car accident, 13-year-old Lacie Lotspeich is rediscovering the simple pleasures of life. "Just the other day she told me, `I never...
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