Tiger's hobbled win at Torrey Pines was epic from start to finish, but his birdie on the 72nd hole to force a playoff with Rocco Mediate was a career-defining moment.
Tiger Woods, 2000
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Tiger dismantled Pebble Beach, beating the world's best by 15 shots in the greatest performance of his career — or anyone else's for that matter.
Payne Stewart, 1999
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This moment was so iconic, they made a statue out of it that stands today at Pinehurst near the 18th green. Four months after Stewart's greatest triumph, he was dead, the victim of a tragic lear jet accident.
Corey Pavin, 1995
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Pavin's heroic 4-wood to the 72nd hole clinched his U.S. Open win over Greg Norman, the only major of Pavin's career but one of countless heartbreaks for Norman.
Tom Watson, 1982
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Watson snatched the 1982 Open at Pebble Beach away from Jack Nicklaus with this improbable chip-in at 17 from gnarly rough. A contender for the greatest shot in major championship history,