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Player has won in five decades

Updated: May 16, 2003, 3:01 PM ET
By Mike Sielski | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game April 9, 1978 - Four years removed from his last major championship, Gary Player had breakfast with his agent, Mark McCormack, on the fourth day of the Masters. McCormack told Player he was leaving Augusta before the final round ended. "I don't have anybody in contention," the agent said.

"What about me?" asked Player.

"You have to be kidding," McCormack replied. "You're seven strokes behind."

He should have stayed. Player carded a 64 to tie the course record. ...

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