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7 golf styles we're surprised* didn't take off (*Actually, we're not surprised at all)

By Sam Weinman

Golf style is fleeting. Those plus fours from the 1930s had already run their course a decade later, and the oversized shirts Fred Couples sported in the early '90s now look like intricately-designed pillow cases. 

But those were at least the prevailing trends of the era. Some looks, meanwhile, had much shorter life spans -- for reasons that now seem obvious.

Specifically, we're talking about:

The Martin Kaymer buff

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The Woody Austin Star Spangled Banner shirt

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The Hal Sutton cowboy hat

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The Jarmo Sandelin bizarro futuristic sunglasses

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The Jarmo Sandelin (a rare double winner!) bizarro Andy Warhol white hat thingy

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The Jesper Parnevik upturned hat brim

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The Bill Murray Elmer Fudd hat

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July 28, 2014

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