This Week in Golf History March 10-16

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March 11, 1945 ' Byron Nelson begins streak of 11 victories in a row with win at Miami Four- Ball Invitational with Jug McSpadden.
 
March 13, 1960 ' Arnold Palmer one-putts nine of the last 10 greens, including 32-footer at the last, to win the Pensacola Open.
 
March 16, 2001 ' Annika Sorenstam shoots 59 during the second round of the Standard Register Ping at Phoenix.
 
March 16, 1997 ' Bob Murphy wins the Senior Tours longest playoff with a victory over Jay Sigel. The two played nine holes in overtime at the Toshiba Senior Classic at Newport Beach, Calif., before Murphy finally sunk a monstrous 80-foot putt for the win.
 
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