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The 7 Different Types Of Golfers Who Win The U.S. Open

June 2014
corey pavin 1995 us open

The Grinder (Recent examples: Jim Furyk, Corey Pavin, Retief Goosen):

Not so much beloved as they are respected, these golfers capture their titles in much the same way they go about their careers: in persistent and opportunistic -- if not terribly exciting -- fashion. Of the three, Pavin produced the most dramatic moment with his clinching 4-wood at Shinnecock in 1995. Even then, it was to set up a closing par, fitting for a golfer who often earned his wins the hard way.
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