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Profile of English Golfer John Beck

John Beck was an English golfer prominent in the first half of the 1900s. Although he wasn't a big tournament winner, Beck was an important figure in Walker Cup history, and well as administratively in British golf. He also once suffered a match defeat to Bobby Jones so bad that it remains a record today.

2004 World Golf Rankings: No. 1, Top 50 at End of Year

Which golfers finished the year 2004 in the Top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking? Who was No. 1 at the end of 2004? Below is the year-end list of 2004's top-ranked golfers.

Masters Tournament Defending Champions Who Missed the Cut

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It is rare for a Masters champion to win back-to-back titles. It is less rare, however, for a Masters champion to miss the cut the following year. Still, it's not something that is common.

Long Beach Open, PGA Tour Golf Tournament

The Long Beach Open was a golf tournament in California played on the PGA Tour in three distinct timeframes: In the late 1920s, early 1950s, and, for a final time, in 1957. Its roster of champions includes Hall of Famers.

2005 World Golf Rankings: No. 1, Top 50 at End of Year

Which golfers finished the year 2005 in the Top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking? Who was No. 1 at the end of 2005? Below is the year-end list of 2005's top-ranked golfers.

The Tour Golfer Who Was Murdered By His Tournament Host

In 1976, a tour golfer from England was staying with a "host family" in a private residence prior to a tournament. One night, he asked another pro if that pro's host family had any extra room: He was getting a bad vibe from the man at the home he was staying in. Within days, the English pro was dead — murdered by his host.

2006 World Golf Rankings: No. 1, Top 50 at End of Year

Which golfers finished the year 2006 in the Top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking? Who was No. 1 at the end of 2006? Below is the year-end list of 2006's top-ranked golfers.

Golfer Bill Mehlhorn, the 'Wild Bill' of the PGA Tour

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"Wild Bill" Mehlhorn was a pro golfer in the early days of the PGA Tour, most of whose wins happened in the 1920s. While he never won a major, he made a mark on tournament golf in the United States with colorful play and several big years.

The Nelson Bridge at Augusta National

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The Nelson Bridge at Augusta National Golf Club is one of the famous landmarks on the golf course that is home to The Masters Tournament. It is named after an icon, and it is situated on golf holes that have become iconic.

2021 Masters Tournament

The 2021 Masters Tournament will be the 85th time this event, one of the four major championships of men's professional golf, is played. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament will be played with limited in-person attendance, resulting in much smaller crowds than usual.