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From The Vault: Swing Compilation: Hogan, Nelson and Snead- the Second Great American Triumvirate

By Wayne | Videos: From The Vault

Here are three of my favorite swings. The 2nd great American triumvirate, these guys dominated the Tour for the most part from 1934 to 1954. Nelson was the first to break out with 3 majors in the 30’s, while Hogan didn’t win a tournament at all until 1939 and won his first major in 1946. Snead spread his majors out over a 17-year period starting in 1937, while Nelson won his 5 majors in the 8 years from 1937 to 1945 and Hogan between 1946 and 1953.

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