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Golf Australia Express : GA Express 181
AN EIGHT-stroke deficit would normally be enough for any pro to write off his chances in the final round. But Ken Venturi must have been foxing at the 1959 LA Open, where he erased an eight-shot margin to win in dramatic fashion. Venturi, eight shots behind leader Art Wall Jr., collected two birdies and back-to-back eagles on the front nine to head out in a course record 30, then came home with a 33, despite a bogey on the par-3 12th when his ball hit a spectator. At the time, it was the equal greatest comeback in PGA Tour history, and that record lasted 40 years until 1999 when Paul Lawrie came from 10 back to win the Open Championship. 1952 VENTURI’S COMEBACK 10
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