1976 - Rik Massengale

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT004709" title="Rik Massengale" href="/topic/sports/rik-massengale-PESPT004709.topic">Rik Massengale</a> celebrates after sinking birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the 1976 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001300" title="Sammy Davis Jr." href="/topic/entertainment/music/sammy-davis-jr.-PECLB001300.topic">Sammy Davis Jr.</a> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000067" title="Travelers Championship" href="/topic/sports/golf/travelers-championship-EVSPR000067.topic">Greater Hartford Open</a>, which celebrated its 25th anniversary that year. His score of 266 earned a $42,000 check. The 266 was the lowest on tour in 1976.

( JOHN LONG / HARTFORD COURANT / August 22, 1976 )

Rik Massengale celebrates after sinking birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the 1976 Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open, which celebrated its 25th anniversary that year. His score of 266 earned a $42,000 check. The 266 was the lowest on tour in 1976.

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