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Michael Campbell, 2005

Michael Campbell, 2005

Michael Campbell clinched the 2005 US Open golf tournament at Pinehurst, North Carolina, with this 8-metre putt on the second-to-last hole. He said, 'I had a three-shot lead going to the last [hole] and I thought to myself: "just keep your focus, keep your focus". And it worked.'

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Garry Ahern, 'Golf - Changing face of golf', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Garry Ahern, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Sep 2016