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Bobby Jones (golfer)

Robert Tyre Jones Jr. was an American amateur golfer who was one of the most influential figures in the history of the sport; he was also a lawyer by profession. Jones founded and helped design the Augusta National Golf Club, and co-founded the Masters Tournament. The innovations that he introduced at the Masters have been copied by virtually every professional golf tournament in the world.

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David Duval

David Robert Duval is an American professional golfer and former World No. 1 Golfer who competed on the PGA Tour. Duval, originally from Jacksonville, Florida, received his PGA Tour card in 1995, earning it after becoming two-time ACC Player of the Year, 1993 National Player of the Year, and playing two years on the Nike Tour. Duval won 13 PGA Tour tournaments between 1997 and 2001. He won his sole major title at The Open Championship in 2001. After that point, due to injuries and medical conditions, his performance declined dramatically, culminating in the loss of his tour card in 2011. After his professional golf career slowed, he became an analyst and commentator, currently working for Golf Channel and NBC.

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Lee Trevino

Lee Buck Trevino is a retired American professional golfer who is regarded as one of the greatest players in professional golf history and the greatest Hispanic golfer of all time. He was inducted to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1981.

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Francis Ouimet

Francis DeSales Ouimet was an American amateur golfer who is frequently referred to as the "father of amateur golf" in the United States. He won the U.S. Open in 1913 and was the first non-Briton elected Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.

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Paul Casey

Paul Alexander Casey is an English golfer who is a member of the US-based PGA Tour. In 2009 he achieved his highest position, third, in the Official World Golf Ranking.

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Nathaniel Crosby

Nathaniel Patrick Crosby is an American golfer.

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Old Tom Morris

Thomas Mitchell Morris, otherwise known as Old Tom Morris, was a Scottish golfer. He was born in St Andrews, Fife, the "home of golf" and location of the St Andrews Links, and died there as well. Young Tom Morris, also a golfer, was his son.

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Eddie Lowery

Edward Edgar Lowery was an American caddie, amateur golfer and multi-millionaire businessman.

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Tony Jacklin

Anthony Jacklin CBE is a retired English golfer. He was the most successful British player of his generation, winning two major championships. He was also the most successful European Ryder Cup captain ever. Jacklin was second in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 1969 and 1970.

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John McDermott (golfer)

John J. McDermott Jr. was the first U.S.-born golfer to win the U.S. Open, in 1911 and 1912, and he remains the youngest player to win the event, at age 19, as well as the second youngest to win any of golf's four major tournaments after Young Tom Morris. He was the first player to break par over 72 holes in a significant event, which he did at the 1912 U.S. Open. He was one of the world's top players between 1910 and 1914.

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Willie Anderson (golfer)

William Law Anderson was a Scottish immigrant to the United States who became the first golfer to win four U.S. Opens, with victories in 1901, 1903, 1904, and 1905. He is still the only man to win three consecutive titles, and only Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, and Jack Nicklaus have equalled his total of four championships. He is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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Ken Brown (golfer)

Kenneth John Brown is a Scottish former European Tour golfer, who now works as a golf broadcaster and writer, primarily for the BBC, Golf Channel, and Super Sport. He started his TV work with Sky Sports, working on their PGA Tour and European Tour coverage in the early 1990s.

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Chick Evans

Charles E. "Chick" Evans, Jr. was an American amateur golfer of the 1910s and 1920s. Evans, who won the 1910 Western Open, became the first amateur to win both the U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur in one year, a feat he achieved in 1916. Evans won the U.S. Amateur again in 1920, and was runner-up three times. Selected to the Walker Cup team in 1922, 1924, and 1928, he competed in a record 50 consecutive U.S. Amateurs in his long career. Evans achieved all of this while carrying only seven hickory-shafted clubs.

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Johnny Laidlay

John Ernest Laidlay was a Scottish amateur golfer. He invented the most popular golf grip used today, although the grip is credited to Harry Vardon, who took it up after Laidlay.

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Walter Travis

Walter J. Travis was an American amateur golfer during the early 1900s. He was also a noted golf journalist and publisher, an innovator in all aspects of golf, a teacher, and golf course architect.