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1973 Gene Sarazen Gene Sarazen makes a hole in one on the 123 yard par 3 8th at Troon - the 'Postage Stamp' - in the first round of the Open Championship. He was 71 years old, and used a five iron.
Amazingly, the following day he would find a bunker on the same hole and, taking a sand wedge - a club he had invented and first used to win the Open Championship at Prince's in 1932 - hole out for a two, making a total of just three shots in two days.
1970 Doug SandersDoug Sanders misses the 30-inch, downhill, left to right putt on the 18th at St Andrews which would have given him victory in the Open Championship. Instead, he tied with Jack Nicklaus, and lost the following day by one shot in an 18 hole playoff. When asked in later years if he ever thought about missing that putt, he would invariably reply: "Only once every four or five minutes".

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