What is the Sarazen World Open Championship?



What is the Sarazen World Open Championship?

Sarazen World Open Championship: Attached his name to the Sarazen World Open, an unofficial PGA TOUR event played at The Legends at Chateau Elan in Georgia. Received the Distinguished Service Award for his "universal impact on the life and livelihood of the PGA professional" from the PGA of America.

What is the Sarazen Bridge on the PGA Tour?

The Sarazen Bridge, approaching the left side of the 15th green, was named in 1955 to commemorate the double eagle’s twentieth anniversary, which included a contest to duplicate, with the closest just over 4 feet (1.2 m) away. It remains one of the most famous shots in golf history.

Is Sarazen the greatest golfer of all time?

In 2000, Sarazen was ranked as the 11th greatest golfer of all time by Golf Digest magazine. [17] In 2018, T.J. Auclair ranked Sarazen as the ninth greatest golfer of all time. [18]

What hole did Sarazen win the Masters?

Masters Tournament win. Sarazen hit "the shot heard ’round the world" at Augusta National Golf Club on the fifteenth hole in final round of the Masters Tournament in 1935. He struck a spoon (the loft of the modern four wood) 235 yards (215 meters) into the hole, scoring a double eagle.