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Today in sports history

...record with an 11-under 61 in the second round of the Oldsmobile Classic.2006 - Japan's Yusaku Miyazato becomes the first golfer to make two holes-in-one in the same round of a PGA Tour tournament when he aces a pair of par 3s at the Reno-Tahoe Open...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-25/today-sports-history
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A long-drive lesson? Jack Nicklaus still rules.

...time Spieth arrived close to 2 p.m., his caddie, Michael Greller, a former sixth-grade teacher, looked over at the golfer and counseled, "I wouldn't even try."Spieth was wolfing down a sandwich with a mischievous gleam in his eye. Alongside...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-06/long-drive-lesson-jack-nicklaus-still-
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Time for tee

...Juneau's oldest community sports organizations is holding a golfer's dream this weekend as the Juneau Golf Club hosts a hole-in-one...tournament on July 26 on the golf course. In that competition a golfer chooses just one club to play the whole course. And this course...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-11/time-tee
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Today in sports history

...the PGA championship by two strokes over Dave Ragan to become the fourth golfer to win the three major United States titles.1968 - Arnold Palmer becomes the first PGA golfer to earn $1 million over his career despite losing by one stroke to Julius...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-21
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Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

...it's what I think about when I get up in the morning. It's what I think about when I go to bed. I just want to be the best golfer that I can be. And I know if I can do that, then trophies like this are within my capability."McIlroy put an end to this...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-21/rory-mcilroy-wins-british-open-3rd-maj
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Today In Sports History

...record 279 total to win the U.S. Women's Open. Kathy Whitworth, who finishes third, becomes the first million-dollar golfer in LPGA history.1987 - Stephen Roche of Ireland wins the Tour de France by 40 seconds over Spain's Pedro Delgado. Jeannie...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-25/today-sports-history
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Today in history

...Pure Prairie League) is 65. Actress Margo Martindale is 63. Singer Ricky Skaggs is 60. Actress Audrey Landers is 58. Golfer Nick Faldo is 57. Rock musician Nigel Twist (The Alarm) is 56. Actress Anne-Marie Johnson is 54. Actress Elizabeth McGovern...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18
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Today in sports history

...Cary Middlecoff wins the U.S. Open by one stroke over Ben Hogan and Julius Boros.1968 - Lee Trevino becomes the first golfer to play all four rounds of the U.S. Open under par as he beats Jack Nicklaus by four strokes.1974 - Hale Irwin beats Forrest...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-16/today-sports-history
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Today in sports history

...Beverly Hanson wins the Eastern Open by three strokes over Babe Zaharias in her first start on the LPGA Tour. Hanson is the only golfer to win a tournament in her first professional start.1961 - Mickey Wright beats defending champion Betsy Rawls by six strokes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-01/today-sports-history
Sports
Today in sports history

...with a record 272 for 72 holes.1986 - Ray Floyd, 43, beats Chip Beck and Lanny Wadkins by two strokes to become the oldest golfer to win the U.S. Open.1991 - Carl Lewis, one jump away from losing his 64-meet winning streak in the long jump, comes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-15/today-sports-history
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