Best of Golf: Top 10 players of the 1960s

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Best of Golf: Top 10 players of the 1960s

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Best of Golf: Top 10 players of the 1960s

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Julius Boros after winning the 1967 Buick Open (AP/Preston Stroup)

6. Julius Boros

PGA Tour victories in 1960s: 10 (of 18 total)

Major titles in 1960s: two (of three total)

Boros turned 40 years old in 1960, but the man with the syrupy swing kept on winning. He won the 1963 U.S. Open in a playoff against Arnold Palmer and Jacky Cupit to push his total to two wins in that event (along with his 1952 title), and he finished in the top 5 at the U.S. Open a total of nine times. He became the oldest winner of a modern major at age 48 in the 1968 PGA Championship, beating Palmer and Bob Charles by a stroke. His last PGA Tour victory came a month later at the Westchester Classic. Boros died in 1994 at age 74.

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