Photos for May 17, 2011

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A sign points players in the right direction at Traditions Club's par-3 16th.

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The finishing hole for the NCAA Women's National Championship is a par 4 that requires both length and accuracy off the tee.

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The par-4 17th at Traditions Club is a tough driving hole because of a tree in the middle of the faraway.

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The view from the tee at Traditions Club's par-3 16th.

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Hole No. 16 at Traditions Club, a par 3 over the lake, can look intimidating from the tee, but a shot to the middle of the green makes for an easy par.

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Hole No. 7 at Traditions Club is a par 3 guarded by water on the right and bunkers in front. In order to score, a player has to be aggressive to a back right pin, but it's an easy up-and-down from long or right. A ridge in the green can make for a tough two-putt.

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The par-4 sixth hole at Traditions Club. The last in a stretch of holes where accuracy off the tee can set up good scoring opportunities with a wedge.

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The par-5 fifth is another hole where a good tee shot and a solid wedge game can create a birdie opportunity. Accuracy is key here, as wayward drives will find OB left and a hazard right.

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The green at No. 4. This is the first of a three-hole stretch where precision with wedges is key to scoring.

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Texas A&M is playing host to the 2011 NCAA Women's National Championship at Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas.

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Last-minute preparations are made at Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas on the eve of the first round of the NCAA Women's National Championship.

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Severiano Ballesteros, of Spain, holds the 1979 British Open trophy cup after winning with 283 at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's in Lancashire, England, on July 21, 1979.

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Severiano Ballesteros, of Spain, raises his arms in response to the cheers from the crowd as he wins the 1979 British Open at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's in Lancashire, England.

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Australia's Greg Norman hugs the trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship, Sunday, July 18, 1993 at Royal St. Georges golf club, Sandwich, England. Norman came back -- all the way back, beating old nemesis Nick Faldo with a record score and acquiring his second British Open golf championship.

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Australian golfer Greg Norman reacts after winning the British Open Golf Championship, Sunday, July 18, 1993, at Royal St. Georges golf club in Sandwich.

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Jack Nicklaus, left, hugs his caddie Jimmy Dickinson after Nicklaus won the 1978 British Open at St. Andrews, Scotland. Nicklaus took the title with a seven under par total of 281, a two stroke lead over the rest of the field. It is the third time Nicklaus has taken the British Open title.

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Britain's Nick Faldo kisses the British Open golf championship trophy he won at Muirfield in Scotland, July 19, 1992.

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Isao Aoki, of Japan, drives from the 18th tee toward the Royal and Ancient Club House at the 18th green in Friday's play in the 1978 British Open at St. Andrews, Scotland.

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Tom Watson walks past the scoreboard during his play in the 1978 British Open at St. Andrews, Scotland. The scoreboard shows Watson leading the field at this stage. He finished level with Peter Oosterhuis, Great Britain, as joint leaders five under par.

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Australia's Ian Baker-Finch gives his British Open Championship trophy a kiss after winning the 120th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, England, Sunday, July 21, 1991.

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Arnold Palmer holds up two fingers as he comes in at the end of play in the 1978 British Open at St. Andrews, Scotland. Palmer was 6 under par at one time; he took seven strokes at the 17th hole, and birdied the 18th to stay in contention.

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Nick Faldo, of Wentworth England, holds his trophy following his victory of the 119th British Open Golf Championship at St. Andrews, Scotland, Sunday, July 22, 1990.

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Nick Faldo, of Wentworth England, salutes the crowd after winning the 119th British Open Golf Championship at St. Andrews, Scotland, Sunday, July 22, 1990.

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Emilee Klein

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England's Nick Faldo in action on the 2nd hole during the final day's play in the 119th British Open Golf Championship at St. Andrews, Scotland, Sunday, July 22, 1990 Sunday.

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Tom Watson acknowledges applause and cheers from the gallery after winning the 1977 British Open in Turnberry, Scotland. Watson won the tournament with a record 268 total 12 under par and beat Jack Nicklaus by one stroke.

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Tom Watson blasts out of bunker on Ailsa Course in third round of the 1977 British Open at Turnberry, Scotland.

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Arnold Palmer appears to be urging the ball on during the first round of the 1977 British Open at Ailsa Golf Course near Turnberry, Scotland. Palmer had just made a put on the fourth hole.

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Severiano Ballesteros of Spain, tenderly kisses the British Open Golf Championship trophy, after his victory at Lytham St. Anne's, England, in this July 18, 1988 file photo.

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Jack Nicklaus, left, and Tom Watson sit on rocks on the beach below the 9th green when play in the 1977 British Open is stopped for a time when a sudden storm hit the Ailsa Course in Turnberry, Scotland. Watson went on to win the title with a score of 268.

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Japan's Tsuneyuki Nakajima sinks a putt during play at the British Open at Turnberry, Scotland on Thursday, July 17, 1986.

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Johnny Miller kisses the British Open trophy after winning the title by six strokes at the Royal Birkdale golf course in Southport, England, July 10, 1976.

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Johnny Miller throws his golf ball to the crowd after winning the 1976 British Open at the Royal Birkdale golf course in Southport, England. Miller won the Open with a six-stroke victory from Jack Nicklaus and Spain's Severiano Ballesteros, who tied for second place. Miller went round in 279, Nicklaus and Ballesteros in 285.

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Johnny Miller drives from the first tee during the 1976 British Open.

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Jack Nicklaus drives off from the first tee during final practice round for the 114th British Open Golf Championship, July 17, 1985 at the Royal St. George's Golf Club.

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Arnold Palmer is covered by sand as he hits out of a bunker on the 6th hole in the 1975 British Open in Carnoustie, Scotland.

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Tom Watson, left, and Jack Newton shake hands before the playoff to decide the winner of the 1975 British Open, in Carnoustie, Scotland.

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Australian Stuart Ginn, left, Spain's Severiano Ballesteros, centre, and Australian Graham Marsh walk around the course at Muirfield, Scotland, on July 16, 1984, in preparation for the start of the British Open.

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Tom Watson reacts on the 18th green after sinking a 25-foot birdie putt to force a playoff with with Jack Newton in the 1975 British Open at Carnoustie, Scotland. Watson won the 18-hole playoff by one stroke, 71 to 72.

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Gary Player kisses the British Open Championship trophy after winning his third Championship at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's in Lancashire, England, on July 13, 1974.

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Gary Player, center, and Peter Oosterhuis shake hands after the final of the British Open at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's in Lancashire, England, July 13, 1974. Oosterhuis finished four strokes behind Player, 286, who won the British Open for the third time.

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Tom Watson, U.S.A., poses with his trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship on the Royal Birkdale Golf Course in Birkdale, England, July 17, 1983.

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Tom Watson raises his hands in triumph July 17,1983 after winning the match at the Royal Birkdale Course, Birkdale, England. It was the fifth time he won the British Open Championship.

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Johnny Miller misses a putt on the 18th in play at 1973 British Open.

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Gene Sarazen kisses his ball after a hole-in-one at the opening round of the 1973 British Open in Troon, Scotland.

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This is the eighth hole of the Royal Troon Golf Club, known as the "Postage Stamp" hole, shown in 1982. The British Open is famous for this hole as well as for producing American winners.

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Tom Watson, U.S.A., kisses the British Open Golf Championship trophy after winning the title in Troon, Scotland, July 18, 1982. He finished with four under par and a total score of 284.

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Veteran American golfer Arnold Palmer, right, is watched closely by Tom Watson, second from right, holder of the U.S. Open title, as he drives off during practice before the start of the Open Golf Championship, July 14, 1982, Troon, Scotland.

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Arnold Palmer blasts out of a trap on the first hole of the first round of the British Open Golf Tournament, Thursday, July 15, 1982, Troon, Scotland.

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Arnold Palmer, center, hits out of the rough on the 13th fairway during British Open Golf Championship play, July 17, 1982, Troon, Scotland.

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Lee Trevino kisses the British Open Golf Championship cup after he won the title for the second year running in Muirfield, Scotland, on Saturday, July 15, 1972.

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Jack Nicklaus signs autographs for young fans before going on practice round of the 1972 British Open in Muirfield Golf Course, Scotland. Nicklaus was trying for a Grand Slam after already winning the U.S. Masters and Open titles in 1972.

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Golfer Bill Rogers kisses his winner's trophy after the British Open Golf Championship, July 18, 1981, in Sandwich, England.

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Arnold Palmer, center, drives off from the 1st tee during practice for the British Open Golf Championship, July 15, 1981, Sandwich, England.

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Argentina's Robert De Vicenzo watches his shot from the bunker at the second hole stop near the pin during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship at Lytham in St. Annes, England on July 9, 1969. The 46-year-old De Vicenzo won the Open in 1967.

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Bert Yancey of Tallahassee, Fla., hits from the bunker onto the seventh green on his second attempt in second round of British Open Golf Championship at Lytham St. Annes, England on July 10, 1969.

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Jack Nicklaus lines up a putt on the sixth green during the first day's play of the 1971 British Open at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England.

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Lee Trevino shows off his trophy at the 1971 British Open at the Royal Birkdale in Southport, Eng. Trevino also won the American and Canadian open championships, establishing a golfing record by winning all three titles in the same year. In the background is second place finisher Liang Huan Lu, of Formosa.

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Defending champion Roberto De Vicenzo plays out of the rough on the eleventh fairway during the opening round of the British Open Golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland on July 10, 1968.

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Gary Player of South Africa tips his cap to a cheering crowd after he sinks the final putt and wins the British Open Golf Championship by two strokes in Carnoustie, Scotland on July 13, 1968.

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Arnold Palmer putts at the third hole of the British Open Golf Championship, July 12, 1968, Carnoustie, Scotland.

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Arnold Palmer of Latrobe, Pa., Chips from rough in front of spectators stand onto third green in final round of British open Golf championship at Carnoustie, Scotland, on July 13, 1968.

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Roberto De Vicenzo, Argentine winner of the British Open Golf Championship, doffs his cap to cheering crowds after sinking the winning putt on the 18th green in Hoylake, England on July 15, 1967.

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Roberto De Vicenzo, Argentine winner of the British Open Golf Championship, doffs his cap to cheering crowds after sinking the winning putt on the 18th green in Hoylake, England on July 15, 1967.

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Jack Nicklaus, holding his trophy, hugs his wife Barbara after winning the 1970 British Open.

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Jack Nicklaus of Columbus, Ohio, measures his swing on the 18th hole of the first round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, July 6, 1966.

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Jack Nicklaus lines up a putt at the green at Muirfield in Edinburgh, Scotland, during the final practice round before the start of the British Open Golf Championship, July 5, 1966.

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American golfer Jack Nicklaus kisses the victory cup and holds his medal after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 9, 1966.

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American golfer Jack Nicklaus hits from the deep rough in the third round of the British Open Championship at Muirfield, Edinburgh, Scotland, on July 8, 1966.

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Jack Nicklaus, Columbus, Ohio, drives at the 10th hole in practice for the British Open Championship at Muirfield, Edinburgh, Scotland, on July 10, 1966. Nicklaus teams with South Africa's Gary Player, left.

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Jack Nicklaus hits from the rough at the 10th hole in the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield Edinburgh, Scotland, on July 7, 1966.

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Doug Sanders, left, ducks as the putter thrown high in the air by Jack Nicklaus, right, comes down to narrowly missing him, during the British Open Golf tournament at St. Andrews, Scotland, July 7, 1970.

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Jack Nicklaus follows the flight of the ball after hitting out of the bunker on the fifth fairway in the British Open play-off on July 12, 1970 at St. Andrews, Scotland. In background is his play-off opponent, Doug Sanders. Nicklaus captured the title by one stroke.

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Arnold Palmer drives in play on the 2nd hole during the opening round of the British open at Southport, England, on July 7, 1965.

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Tony Lema of San Leandro, Ca. holds a glass of champagne and his trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship at St. Andrews, Scotland on July 10, 1964.

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Bob Charles poses with his British Open Golf Championship trophy cup at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's in Lancashire, England, on July 13, 1963.

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Bob Charles, of New Zealand, sends out a plume of sand as he hits out of a bunker at the third against Phil Rodgers, of United States, in the British Open Championship Playoff at the Royal Lytham and St. Anne's Club in Lancashire, England on July 13, 1963.

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Bob Charles, the southpaw from New Zealand, watches a big divot fly after hitting from rough on second hole in the morning round in 36-hole playoff final for the British Open Championship at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's in Lancashire, England, on July 13, 1963.

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Bundled against the cold and rain defending champion Arnold Palmer tees off on the short fifth hole in the first round of the British Amateur open golf championship at St. Anne's, England, July 10, 1963.

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British Open champion Arnold Palmer poses with his trophy held high for all to see at the presentation ceremonies at Troon, Scotland, July 13, 1962.

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Bethune-Cookman's Matthew McKnight won the PGA Minority Championship

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American golfers Jack Nicklaus, left, Sam Snead, center, and Arnold Palmer get together at the first tee at Troon, Ayrshire in Scotland during July 7-8 weekend in 1962.

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Arnold Palmer missed this putt on the 16th Green in the British Open at Troon, Scotland, July 12, 1962.

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Gallerites watch Arnold Palmer hit an iron shot on the 11th hole at Troon, Scotland, July 11, 1962, in opening round of the British Open Golf Championship.

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From left, Eddie Brown, president and CEO of Brown Capital Management, University of Texas Pan American women's team, PGA of America President Allen Wronowski and Earnie Eliison.

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From left, Eddie Brown, president and CEO of Brown Capital Management, with the Bethune-Cookman team: graduate assistant coach Maria Garrido, freshman/medalist Matthew McKnight, Jean 'Momma Jean' Freeman (widow of former coach Gary Freeman), sophomore Alex Clapp, freshman JaMichael Jones, freshman Emmanuel Petrich, freshman Rafael Abad, freshman Jerrell Parrish and coach Loritz Clark, flanked by PGA officials Allen Wronowski and Earnie Ellison at the PGA Minority Championship.

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Bethune-Cookman's Matthew McKnight

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Arnold Palmer smiles with his trophy and medal after winning the British Open Golf Championship by a single stroke at Royal Birkdale course in Birkdale, Lancashire, England, July 15, 1961.

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Gary Player, of South Africa, plays out of a bunker in the first round of the British Open Golf Championship at Birkdale, Lancashire, England on July 12, 1961.

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Arnold Palmer of Latrobe, Pa., blasts his way out of a sandy bunker during the British Open Championship at Birkdale, England, July 13, 1961.

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Arnold Plamer and spectators watch flight of his ball after he hit an iron shot from fairway on front nine of the Birkdale golf course on july 15, 1961 at Birkdale, England, during play in the British open golf Tournament.

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Arnold Palmer, left, U.S. Open and Masters champion, chats with his wife Winnie and father, Milford "Deke" Palmer at the first tee before starting second round play in the British Open Golf Tourney at St. Andrews, Scotland, July 7, 1960.

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Arnold Palmer of Latrobe, Pa., U.S. open and masters champion, twists body as he watches drive from 10th tee in second round of British Open golf tourney at St. Andrews, Scotland on July 7, 1960.

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Arnold Palmer, U.S. Open champion, sits on his golf bag and relaxes halfway through his troublesome second round of qualifying play, July 5, 1960 in the British Open championship at St. Andrews, Scotland.

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Arnold Palmer, leading American in the British Open golf tourney, huddles under rain jacket at 10th tee of St. Andrews, Scotland, July 8, 1960.

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Ben Hogan is shown after chipping from rough grass during the British Open in 1953.

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Signage during the 2006 St. Jude Classic

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Gary Player, 23-year-old South African, is shown kissing the winner's trophy that his 72-hole total of 284 got him at Muirfield, Scotland, July 3, 1959.

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Gary Player, 23-year-old South African, is shown kissing the winner's trophy that his 72-hole total of 284 got him at Muirfield, Scotland, July 3, 1959.

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Peter Thomson, 28, of Australia, smiles as he holds the trophy after winning his fourth British Open at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's in Lancashire, England, on July 5, 1958.

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U.S. Open golf champion Ben Hogan drives off at the 9th green, at Carnoustie, Scotland, during a practice hour prior to the start of the British Open Championship in July 1953.

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Ben Hogan of the USA, puts in a practice round over the championship course at Carnoustie, Near Dundee, Scotland on July 4, 1953 for the British Open Golf Championship.

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Notre Dame women's coach Susan Holt

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Ben Hogan tees off on the 14th hole during the final day's play in the British Open golf championship at Carnoustie, Scotland, July 10, 1953.

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Ben Hogan holds his trophy after winning the British Open on July 10, 1953.

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Robert DeVicenzo tees off during the 1950 British Open at Troon

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Robert DeVicenzo tees off during the 1950 British Open at Troon

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Frenchmen Thomas Levet (left) and Jean Van de Velde hold the Ryder Cup after it was announced May 17 that France will host the 2018 Ryder Cup.

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