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Billy Casper: The Golfer History Has Forgotten About

We have all heard of the ‘Big Three’, which consisted of Nicklaus, Palmer and Player.
However, you probably have not heard much about another player during that same era who, at a time, was actually winning more tournaments than Nicklaus, Palmer and Player.

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Were Padraig Harrington’s Major Wins Any Less Impressive Without Tiger Woods?

Padraig Harrington shocked the golf world when he became the first player, other than Tiger Woods, to win consecutive majors since Tom Watson won the US & British Opens back in 1982.  
But, would things have been different if Tiger Woods had played in the 2008 British Open and PGA Championship?

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The Impact Of The Fitness Era On The PGA Tour

Physical fitness has now become an integral part of being a succesful professional golfer.  The fitness era is playing a role in the increasing parity seen on tour and will also play a major role in the rewritting of the record books in the coming years.

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26 Best Golfers to Win Only One Major Since World War II

I am going with the same criteria as I did for the 25 worst golfers to win a major championship, with one change: I am making it a top-26.

Why 26? It’s simple. Steve Elkington is not in the same class as these other golfers, but his accomplishments make him appear to be. While everyone else arguably underachieved winning only one major, Elkington overachieved. But unlike every other overachiever in golf, Elkington time and time again stepped his game up in prestigious events. That deserves a mention, and thus he makes this list.

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25 Worst Major Champions Since World War II

Okay. I’ve looked at every golfer to win one of golf’s four male major professional tournaments and picked out the 25 worst to win a title. There have been some very obscure champions, three of which even won multiple titles. But these were the worst.

Now, there were some that were less accomplished. Ian Baker-Finch didn’t achieve that much in his career, but before his mental collapse he was a top-ten golfer and many thought he would win multiple titles. He was not one of the 25 worst.

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How Tiger Woods Has Produced Hundreds of Millionaires on the PGA Tour

An examination of how Tiger Woods has produced hundreds of millionaires on the PGA Tour since arriving twelve years ago.