Refine Search

  •  
  •  
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-
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
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
Troy Matteson has a three-shot lead in John Deere Classic

...said Matteson. "If Stricker wins, it's a really big story."Stricker is attempting to join Tom Morris Jr., Walter Hagen, Gene Sarazen and Tiger Woods as a winner four consecutive times in the same tournament.Woods has accomplished the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-07-14/troy-matteson-has-three-shot
Ernie Els wins British Open after Adam Scott's late collapse

...became only the sixth player to win the U.S. Open and British Open twice. The others are Jack Nicklaus, Woods, Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones and Lee Trevino.Woods came undone on the sixth hole when he tried to blast out of a bunker from a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-07-22/ernie-els-wins-british-open-
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-