Golf: One Man's Game

As the golf tournament that matters most, the U.S. Open naturally has produced any number of dramatic moments, spectacular shots and brilliant performances—the eagle-two that won the 1939 Open for Byron Nelson, the nine-hole score of 30 that Arnold Palmer shot in 1960, the third-round 66 that boosted a heat-sick and exhausted Ken Venturi toward the title in 1964. But never in 72 years has the Open seen a complete round of golf to equal the final 18 played by Jack Nicklaus on the Lower Course at New Jersey's Baltusrol Golf Club last week. In an almost casual display...

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