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pgatourOn this day in 1970, Dave Hill won the Danny Thomas Memphis Classic and captured the $30,000 prize. He won the event over Homero Blancas, Bob Charles, and Frank Beard. 

During his career, Hill won the Memphis Classic four times. He won a total of 13 times on the PGA Tour, with top 20's in all four majors. His best finish was second in 1970 at the US Open at Hazeltine

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david-tomsOn May 30, 2004, David Toms won the Fedex St. Jude Classic. It was the second time Toms had won the event. He also won just a year earlier, in 2003.

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pgatourOn May 29, 1988, Curtis Strange won the Memorial Tournament over David Frost and Hale Irwin. Strange shot a 274 (-14) to win the $160,000 first place prize. 

Strange was a member of the Wake Forest Golf Team with Jay Haas and Bob Byman. They were the winners of the 1974 NCAA Div I Men's Championship. 

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jeff-overtonJeff Overton was born May 28, 1983. Although he has not yet won on the PGA Tour, Overton has had 4 second place finishes.

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sam-sneadSam Snead was born May 27, 1912. He is the all time leader for wins on the PGA Tour, and won over 160 tournaments around the world. 

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