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Norman failed '96 Masters test

Updated: January 2, 2004, 10:51 AM ET
By Ron Flatter | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Event April 14, 1996 - Eighty-four years ago, the Titanic sank. Today, it was Greg Norman's turn.

From the start of the Masters, Norman had tamed the Augusta National course, beginning with a record-tying 63 in the first round. Through three rounds, he was 13-under-par at 203, six shots ahead of Nick Faldo. In a career that had been marked by final-round collapses in Grand Slam tournaments, not even Norman, who had lost each of the majors in a playoff, could blow this ...

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