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Major Championship Blowups

Tiger Woods' last trip to Muirfield for the Open Championship produced the worst round of his pro career. But he's not the only big name to suffer a surprisingly-high score in a major

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods' 81, 2002 British Open

Woods entered having won the Masters, the U.S. Open and seven of the previous 11 major championships. Rounds of 70 and 68 put him in position to continue his run at the Grand Slam, but that chance was blown away in a third round marked by miserable conditions. The 81 remains the only time he's failed to break 80 as a pro and even a final-round 65 only brought him to T-28 for the week.
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