5 significant shots on 17th hole at British Open
(Eds: Corrects to 17th hole in final item. With AP Photos.)
By DOUG FERGUSON
AP Golf Writer
GULLANE, Scotland -- Some of the most significant moments in recent history of the British Open at Muirfield have come on the 17th hole.
Ernie Els recovered from a mini-collapse with a birdie that put him into a playoff he won in 2002. Jack Nicklaus took the outright lead in 1966 by reaching the par 5 in two shots for a birdie that carried him to his first claret jug. It's where ...
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