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On this day in 1959, Major Champion Tom Lehman was born. He boasts 31 professional wins, including the British Open in 1996. He is also the only man to win Player of the Year honors on all three professional tours (Nationwide, PGA, Champions tours).
On this day in history, Jay Sigel staged one of the biggest comebacks in professional golf history. The GTE West Classic was being played in Ojai, California in 1994. Sigel was 10 back of leader Jim Colbert going into the final round, and shot a final round 62, good enough for a tie at the end of regulation and a playoff.
On this day in 1989, Blaine McCallister won the Honda Classic. McCallister shot a final round 64 to win by four shots over Payne Stewart, which was good enough for a then tournament record score of 22 under par (266). The tournament that year was played at TPC Eagle Trace in Coral Springs, Florida.
On this day in 1929, Major winner Bob Goalby was born. Goalby was the winner of the Masters tournament in 1968, and won a total of 11 times on the PGA tour. Goalby also carded second place finishes at the US Open and the PGA Championship, and did not compete in the British Open.
On this day in 1920, Major Champion Julius Boros was born. His professional career did not actually start until he was already 29, but he still left a legacy in golf big enough to earn his way into the golf hall of fame.
Boros's first win was the 1952 US Open, and went on to win another US Open and a PGA Championship.