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The CLASS OF '95
Jaime Diaz
December 04, 1995
A vintage season is best defined by the achievements of six special players who came up big
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December 04, 1995

The Class Of '95

A vintage season is best defined by the achievements of six special players who came up big

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Everyone has been waiting for Davis Love III to do something in the majors, and his 66 in the final round of the Masters could have been the biggest breakthrough of the year.

Not only did Neal Lancaster's 65 in the final round of the U.S. Open—it was the low round of the week—come out of nowhere, but it also qualified Lancaster for the 1996 Masters and U.S. Open.

Arnold Palmer gave himself quite a 66th birthday present at the GTE Northwest Classic by shooting his age for the first time.

Harmonizing
What a dream season for the Harmon brothers, Butch, Craig, Billy and Dick, all highly successful club professionals. Butch's stable of students includes Greg Norman and Tiger Woods. Craig's club, Oak Hill, hosted the Ryder Cup, while Billy's, Newport, was the site of the U.S. Amateur. Dick had the quietest season at River Oaks in Houston.

Magic Moments

At St. Andrews, Arnold Palmer waved goodbye to the British Open from the bridge on Swilcan Burn.

Corey Pavin toasted his U.S. Open victory on the clubhouse roof at Shinnecock.

Curtis Strange saw his wife crying, then broke down in tears during the closing ceremony at the Ryder Cup.

Ben Crenshaw slumped, hands on knees, in front of caddie Carl Jackson after sinking his final putt at the Masters.

John Daly couldn't believe his eyes when Costantino Rocca holed out from 65 feet to force a playoff in the British Open.

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