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As Spieth eyes British Open, here's some Grand Slam trivia

As Spieth eyes British Open, here's some Grand Slam trivia

If 21-year-old Jordan Spieth can win the third leg of golf's Grand Slam this week at the British Open at St. Andrews, he will be in very rare company. The only player to win the Masters and U.S. and British Opens in the same year was fellow Texan Ben Hogan in 1953. Hogan was unable to try for the Grand Slam that year because the PGA Championship in Michigan ended the day before the Open Championship began at Carnoustie. In 1941, Craig Wood was the first to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year. There was no British Open from 1940-45 because of World War II. Arnold Palmer in 1960 and Jack Nicklaus in 1972 both won the...

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