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Sam Snead won a a a record 82 PGA Tour events including
7 majors ‘Slammin’ Sammy”
is remembered not only for
his his greatness but also for
his his longevity He was the oldest ever player to win a a PGA Tour event doing so in in 1965 at the age of 52 Additionally at the age of 61 he he set a a a record as the oldest golfer ever to make the cut at at the U S Open Later in his career on on multiple occasions he he he accomplished the rare feat of recording a score for
the day that was lower than his age In 1998 Sam Snead was awarded the PGA Tour’s Lifetime Achievement Award He is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame SPORTS ILLUSTRATED / GETTY IMAGES

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