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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
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-
Nicklaus, Player seventh in Legends of Golf division

...even without the two U.S. Amateur titles, Nicklaus had 12 professional majors, which at the time was one more than Walter Hagen had won.Nicklaus recalls Browning making a commemorate 20-gauge shotgun after he won the '86 Masters for the last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-04-23/nicklaus-player-seventh-lege
Portion of Sam Snead's trophies offered at auction

...Augusta National green jacket of co-founder Bobby Jones that fetched $310,000.Other high-end golf items were Walter Hagen's gold medal from his 1922 British Open win at Royal St. George's and Ralph Guldahl's gold medal from the 1939 Masters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-07-11/portion-sam-sneads-trophies-
Prepping for British Open unlike any other major

...might explain why only the best players seem to win here ? Els, Nick Faldo twice, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Walter Hagen, Trevino.Snedeker tied the 36-hole record at the British Open last year at 130 ? the same score Faldo had at Muirfield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-07-17/prepping-british-open-unlike
Lefty now missing peculiar 'Slam' puzzle piece

...British Open.Others with at least five majors never had the four modern majors at their full disposal - players like Walter Hagen, Harry Vardon, J.H. Taylor and James Braid. Bobby Jones created the Masters but, in effect, he was retired by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-07-22/lefty-now-missing-peculiar-s
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
Longtime journalist fount of Masters, U.S. history

...assured him he needed more loft to dig his ball out of the mud.While they debated which club to hit, playing partner Walter Hagen yelled over, "For God's sake, quit arguing. I've got a girl waiting for me at the 18th green and by the time...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/longtime-journalist-fount-masters-us-histo
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