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The Next Great American Golfer?

A long list of golfers have been tabbed to succeed Tiger Woods as the next great American star. They haven't all worked out

Chad Campbell

Chad Campbell

Remember Shaun Micheel's one shining moment at the 2003 PGA Championship? Well, that came at the expense of a young Mr. Campbell. But never fear, golf pundits said. Campbell, then 29, would have many more major chances (Sports Illustrated even put him on the cover, calling him the "Next Big Thing"). Nearly a decade later, other than a playoff loss at the 2009 Masters, that hasn't turned out to be the case.
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