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  1. Tiger's third straight U.S. Amateur most enduring

    Larry Schwartz

    Tiger Woods wins an unprecedented third straight U.S. Amateur title with an incredible comeback. Five holes behind with 16 to go, Woods ties Steve Scott and wins on the second hole of sudden-death.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 21, 2001
  2. Babe wins her last amateur, making it 17 of 18

    Larry Schwartz

    In her final amateur tournament, Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins for the 17th time in 18 events, capturing the Broadmoor Invitational in Colorado Springs.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 18, 2001
  3. Hagen first American-born to win British Open

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Hagen becomes the first native-born American to win the British Open by beating George Duncan and Jim Barnes by one stroke, 300-301, at Royal St. George's in Sandwich, England.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 21, 2001
  4. Hogan walks away as U.S. Open champion

    Larry Schwartz

    Having recovered from a near fatal auto accident 16 months ago, Ben Hogan wins the U.S. Open by shooting a 69 in an 18-hole playoff at the Merion Golf Club outside Philadelphia.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 08, 2001
  5. Bradley is first woman to win all four majors

    Larry Schwartz

    When Pat Bradley wins the LPGA championship in Ohio, she becomes the first woman to win all four of the top women's tournaments (the Canadian Open, the U.S. Open and the Dinah Shore are the others).

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 31, 2001
  6. Nicklaus Masters Augusta, sets records

    Larry Schwartz

    Jack Nicklaus wins the Masters with a 271, three under Ben Hogan's 1953 record.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 09, 2001
  7. Sarazen's Masterful double eagle

    Larry Schwartz

    Gene Sarazen makes a double eagle on the 15th hole at the Masters, perhaps the most famous shot in golf, when he knocks the ball in the cup from 220 yards out. The two helps Sarazen force a playoff, which he will win the next day.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 06, 2001
  8. Nancy Lopez earns first LPGA victory

    Larry Schwartz

    Golfer Nancy Lopez, 21, wins the Bent Tree Classic by one stroke in Sarasota, Fla., for her first LPGA victory.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 23, 2001
  9. Sifford sets precedent for African-Americans

    Larry Schwartz

    Charles Sifford becomes the first African-American to win a major U.S. pro golf tournament when he captures the Long Beach Open.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 07, 2000
  10. Althea Gibson broke barriers

    Larry Schwartz

    SportsCentury, ESPN's look at sports in the 20th century examines the Jackie Robinson of the tennis courts.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 30, 2000
  11. Jackie changed face of sports

    Larry Schwartz

    Jackie Robinson broke major league baseball's color barrier in 1947 and two years later won the NL MVP award. SportsCentury: Jackie Robinson airs Thursday at 6 pm ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2000
  12. Didrikson was a woman ahead of her time

    Larry Schwartz

    Babe Didrikson was a three-time winner of the U.S. Women's Open in golf and winner of two gold and one silver track-and-field medals at the 1932 Olympics.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 22, 2000
  13. More Info on Babe Didrikson

    Larry Schwartz

    Babe Didrikson information

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 22, 2000
  14. Ben Hogan was Texas tough

    Larry Schwartz

    Ben Hogan was a two-time Masters winner.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 14, 2000
  15. Remarkable Hogan wins '50 U.S. Open

    Larry Schwartz

    Ben Hogan, the winner of nine majors in the 16 he competed in from the 1946 PGA through 1953, will be profiled on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury on July 19 at 8 p.m. ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 14, 2000
  16. Jones claimed golf's Grand Slam in 1930

    Larry Schwartz

    Bobby Jones, the only golfer to win the Grand Slam and the winner of 13 majors, will be profiled on ESPN Classic?s SportsCentury series on July 20 at 8 p.m. ET

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 14, 2000