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June 16, 1998 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
All anyone needs to know about the Olympic Club, the site of this week's U.S. Open, is that three other Opens have been staged at the woodsy layout, the San Andreas fault spreads its finger underneath it and it's the place where Jack Fleck won instead of Ben Hogan in 1955, Billy Casper won instead of Arnold Palmer in 1966 and Scott Simpson won instead of Tom Watson in 1987. Clearly, Olympic is always ready to rumble.
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June 19, 2000
YEAR COURSE WINNER 1895 Newport (R.I.) Golf Club Horace Rawlins 1896 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y. James Foulis 1897 Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Ill. Joe Lloyd 1898 Myopia Hunt Club, South Hamilton, Mass. Fred Herd 1899 Baltimore Country Club. Willie Smith 1900 Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton Ill. Harry Vardon 1901 Myopia Hunt Club, South Hamilton, Mass. Willie Anderson 1902 Garden City (New York) Golf Club. Laurie Auchterlonie 1903 Baltusrol, Golf Club, Springfield, N.J.
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June 19, 2000
YEAR COURSE WINNER 1895 Newport (R.I.) Golf Club Horace Rawlins 1896 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y. James Foulis 1897 Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Ill. Joe Lloyd 1898 Myopia Hunt Club, South Hamilton, Mass. Fred Herd 1899 Baltimore Country Club. Willie Smith 1900 Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton Ill. Harry Vardon 1901 Myopia Hunt Club, South Hamilton, Mass. Willie Anderson 1902 Garden City (New York) Golf Club. Laurie Auchterlonie 1903 Baltusrol, Golf Club, Springfield, N.J.
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June 16, 1998 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
All anyone needs to know about the Olympic Club, the site of this week's U.S. Open, is that three other Opens have been staged at the woodsy layout, the San Andreas fault spreads its finger underneath it and it's the place where Jack Fleck won instead of Ben Hogan in 1955, Billy Casper won instead of Arnold Palmer in 1966 and Scott Simpson won instead of Tom Watson in 1987. Clearly, Olympic is always ready to rumble.
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