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Jack Nicklaus in 1972
Jack Nicklaus found himself on the 17th in windy conditions. Nicklaus used a 1-iron to drill the ball down the fairway and into the flagstick. The ball fell inches from the hole and made for an easy birdie. Nicklaus won that year with a total score of 290, one of the best scores in U.S. Open history.


Jack Nicklaus found himself on the 17th in windy conditions. Nicklaus used a 1-iron to drill the ball down the fairway and into the flagstick. The ball fell inches from the hole and made for an easy birdie. Nicklaus won that year with a total score of 290, one of the best scores in U.S. Open history.