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Sam Snead

Sam Snead won the first Open Championship held after World War II

Sam Snead won the first Open Championship held after World War II

When Sam Snead’s train pulled into St Andrews after World War II and he looked out his window, he thought the Old Course was abandoned. It was 1946 and many British courses had either been ravaged or put to other use during the war. Snead was by no means the crowd favorite at St Andrews,

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