Roland Hancock, 1928 U.S. Open at Olympia Fields (Golf)

Hancock, an unknown 21-year-old club pro from Wilmington, North Carolina, reached the final two holes with a seemingly insurmountable lead. As he approached the 17th tee, one of the spectators shouted, “Make way for the next U.S. Open champion!” Hancock promptly double-bogied the 17th and 18th, missing a playoff by a single stroke.

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