From the Archives — the U.S. Open

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June 13, 2012


 
Greater Boston has partnered with the Boston Globe to bring you a weekly feature called "From the Archives." Each Wednesday on Greater Boston, we will show one to two photos from the newspaper's archives. This weekly feature offers a glimpse into Boston's past.
 
On June 13, we get a sneak peek of … the grand game in Brookline.  

June 14, 1988: Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman on the first tee of an opening practice round of the U.S. Open. Despite presently holding the record for most majors ever won at 18, and despite winning the U.S. Open as a rookie in 1962, Nicklaus did not make the cut at The Country Club in 1963 or 1988. Norman, one of the pre-tournament favorites, had to withdraw during the second round when he injured his wrist hitting a concealed rock on his third shot at the ninth hole.



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