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July 06, 2015

A serious, scientific examination of the greatest upsets in golf history

Joey Chestnut, the reigning eight-time champion of the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, was usurped from this throne by Matt Stonie -- a man referred to as "the Jordan Spieth of tubed beef" -- this weekend in what the event's emcee called "one of the greatest upsets in sports history."

Granted, this might be a tad hyperbolic, but such is to be expected from an event that awards its winner a mustard-plated belt.

The proclamation did get us thinking: What are some of the biggest shockers in the history of golf?

Francis Ouimet's legacy withstanding that terrible Shia LeBeouf movie

You would think pulling off the thriller of the century -- Ouimet, a 20-year-old amateur besting two of the game's best in Harry Vardon and Ted Ray -- would be tough to tarnish. But that LeBeouf film came damn close.