With a chance to catch Ben Crenshaw, Greg Norman pulled his sand wedge approach to the 71st hole at the Masters, three-putted for bogey, finished third, then blamed his bad luck on a hanging lie in the fairway.
Curtis Strange hit his six-iron approach to the 16th on Sunday during the Ryder Cup way right and bogeyed. If he had hit the green and two-putted, he would have had Nick Faldo dormie and the U.S. would have retained the Cup.
Famous Last Words
"I believe in fate."
Ben Crenshaw after winning the Masters.
"Welcome to the club."
Greg Norman to Corey Pavin after the U.S. Open.
"Before he's through, my son will win 14 major championships."
Earl Woods after Tiger won his second consecutive U.S. Amateur.
"I'm just happy that I won't have to deal with it anymore."
Betsy King after qualifying for the LPGA Hall of Fame.
"That would have been a pity."
Seve Ballesteros to a fan at the Ryder Cup who claimed that Seve's errant tee shot could have killed him.