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Johnson's legacy should be tied to more than Burk

Originally Published: May 5, 2006
By Ron Sirak | GolfDigest.com

Much in the way baseball fans always will link Ralph Branca's name to that of Bobby Thomson for serving up the pennant-winning home run in 1951, Hootie Johnson will travel through history hand-in-hand with Martha Burk.

And much in the way Nick Faldo is done a disservice because the 1996 Masters is remembered for Greg Norman's final-round 78 rather than Faldo's closing 67, Hootie will be shortchanged if his legacy is viewed merely as defiantly maintaining the male-only membership ...

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