Hoch's 1989 tale part of Masters history
The air turned cold. The misting rain became an annoyance. Darkness began to envelope Augusta National Golf Club, and as Nick Faldo stood to the side of the 10th green, he was helpless to do anything about his predicament.
Several yards away, Scott Hoch stood over a 2-foot putt, ready to win the 1989 Masters in a sudden-death playoff. He had missed an opportunity to win the tournament in regulation with a birdie putt on the 18th, one hole after having bogeyed No. 17 to fall into ...
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