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Michaux: Phil Mickelson takes his second shot at career grand slam

...he never seriously threatened in nine more attempts at the British Open after that. Other three-legged greats ? Walter Hagen, Byron Nelson, Tommy Armour and Jim Barnes ? had limited or no opportunities to ever complete the slam. SO HERE'S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-16/phil-mickelson-takes-his-sec
'Spieth era' begins in golf after Masters Tournament victory

...Spieth-frenzy" is a perfectly rational reaction to what he's done already. He's only 16 days older than Walter Hagen was when he won the first of his 11 majors at the 1914 U.S. Open.Let's put it this way, of the nine guys not named...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-16/spieth-era-begins-golf-after
Aiken's Kevin Kisner has ample time to prep for British Open at St. Andrews

...the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 last year.The kids still have a way to go to catch up to a streak in 1920s.Walter Hagen was 28 when he won the 1921 PGA Championship, the start of seven consecutive winners in their 20s (Hagen twice, Gene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-23/aikens-kevin-kisner-has-ampl
With career slam in sight, McIlroy embraces role as top player

...opportunities. Byron Nelson played the British Open only twice, in 1937 and 1955, finishing fifth the first time. Walter Hagen held the PGA, U.S. and British Open trophies by age 29 in 1922, but he was 41 and past his prime when Augusta...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/career-slam-sight-mcilroy-embraces-role-to
Throwback Thursday: Tiger's 2005 Masters win

...then heard the roar from Craig Wood's birdie on the final hole. "Well, Gene, that looks as if it's all over," Walter Hagen said to Sarazen. "Oh, I don't know," Sara zen replied. "They might go in from anywhere." One hole later, Sarazen...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/throwback-thursday-tigers-2005-masters-
Martin Kaymer leads U.S. Open by five

...five-shot lead. That was in 1919 at Brae Burn Country Club in Massachusetts. He shot 80 in the last round, and Walter Hagen beat him the next day in a playoff.Kaymer is all about looking forward, not back at history, hopeful of winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-14/martin-kaymer-leads-us-open-
Tiger Woods' injuries follow a troubling pattern

...litany: Bobby Jones retired at 28; Tom Watson and Byron Nelson never won another after 33; Arnold Palmer, 34; and Walter Hagen, 36. Gary Player won only one after 38 and Nick Faldo his last at 39. Ben Hogan was an outlier, winning into his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-01/tiger-woods-injuries-follow-
Throwback Thursday: Sarazen wins 1935 Masters

...he heard the roar from Craig Wood's birdie on the final hole."Well, Gene, that looks as if it's all over," Walter Hagen said to Sarazen, according to Keeler's report.The Squire, though, was not giving up."Oh, I don't know...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/throwback-thursday-sarazen-wins-1935-maste
1934: A look at how The Masters began

...a threat. He improved in the second round, shooting 2-over 74, but was eight strokes behind Smith.Paired with Walter Hagen for the third round, Jones shot even-par 72 but lost the head-to-head battle to Hagen's 70. The headline...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/1934-look-how-masters-began
MacKenzie made quite an impact on courses in Australia

...trifecta."In MacKenzie's book he wrote about seeing an American player pitch into the 17th at St. Andrews and it was Walter Hagen," Clayton said. "That was the guy he was building golf courses for. That was the sort of play he wanted to encourage...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/mackenzie-made-quite-impact-courses-austra