British Open

The Most Unlikely British Open Champs

With two of the world's best players (Adam Scott and Justin Rose) winning the first two major championships of 2013, perhaps the British Open is due to have another surprising winner. We look at the players who were able to break through unexpectably at golf's oldest major

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Fred Daly

Fred Daly, 1947

Long before Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy turned Northern Ireland into a major-winning juggernaut, Daly put the country on the golfing map with his lone major title. Partly as a sign of the times, Daly never even played in any of golf's other three professional majors.
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