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Golf Australia Express : GA Express 181
WHEN legendary PGA Tour pro Ben Hogan and his wife were involved in a head-on collision with a bus in 1949, there were doubts about whether he’d live, let alone play again. But 11 months after the shocking accident he made his comeback at the Los Angeles Open and turned in one of the bravest performances in golfing history, going down against Sam Snead in a playoff. 1950 HOGAN HERO WHO could forget Rich Beem’s joy when he made a hole-in-one at the 14th in his third round in 2007? Upon sinking the shot on the second bounce and subsequently winning a Nissan Altima, he climbed onto the car, hugged it and then sat on top in one of the most memorable celebrations ever seen on the PGA Tour. 2007 A REASON TO BEEM SEE RICH BEEM'S ACE AND CELEBRATION AT THE 2007 EVENT IN THIS VIDEO. 1987 CHEN UP CHEN Tze-chung was a man of firsts. He became the first Taiwanese player to earn his PGA Tour card when he joined golf’s elite in 1982. Then five years later he became the first to win an event on the tour, when he collected his lone PGA Tour crown at the LA Open, beating Ben Crenshaw in a playoff at Riviera. 7 8 9
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