3/27/1960: Jack Nicklaus and Deane Beman win the Amateur Four-Ball Tournament

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Nicklaus and Beman take top honors in Four Ball

On this day, In 1960 a future legend of the game, Jack Nicklaus, & future P.G.A. Tour Commissioner, Deane Beman won the Amateur Four Ball tournament in Hollywood, Florida.  The pair shot a 67 for a total of 266 to win the event. Tommy Aaron and Dan Sikes shot a 68 for a grand total of 268 to finish second.

The Amateur Four Ball at the Fox Club

The Fox Club is the host of the International Four-Ball, one of the most prestigious amateur events in the Nation. The 60 year old Championship is comprised of a Mid-Amateur,Senior and Legends Divisions.  All divisions compete in a Four-Ball Stroke Play format which is contested over 3 days and 54 holes. The tournament boasts a storied past with famous champions such as Jack Nicklaus, Bruce Fleisher, and Tommy Armour III.

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