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ONE AND DONE
Rick Lipsey
April 02, 2012
For sixteen players, including 1982 champion Craig Stadler and last year's winner, Charl Schwartzel, the Masters has been their only victory in a major.
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April 02, 2012

One And Done

For sixteen players, including 1982 champion Craig Stadler and last year's winner, Charl Schwartzel, the Masters has been their only victory in a major.

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Ian Woosnam, 1991

Replay

In a taut final round Woosnam, 33, became the fourth consecutive European to win the green jacket. He holed a six-foot par putt at the 18th to edge José María Olazábal, who bogeyed the hole, by a shot.

Postmortem

Woosnam's victory validated his No. 1 World Ranking. He won once more in '91, on the European tour, and finished with 28 career titles on that circuit.

Fred Couples, 1992

Replay

In the final round Couples pushed his tee shot at the 12th hole, and his ball landed on the closely cropped bank in front of the green—normally a fatal mistake. Instead, the ball trickled a few feet, then miraculously stopped short of Rae's Creek. Couples, 32, pitched on, made par and won by two over Ray Floyd.

Postmortem

In 1992 Couples finished atop the money list and for the second consecutive season won the Vardon Trophy and was named player of the year. Over the next 17 years Couples won six more Tour events.

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