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1956 Masters: TV makes Augusta debut

Updated: March 11, 2011, 5:26 AM ET
By Bob Harig

It's a good thing somebody decided to televise the 1956 Masters -- the outcome might not have been believed, otherwise.

For the first time, the Masters was on TV, in a very limited fashion, so different from what we take for granted today. Only holes 15 through 18 were shown, in black and white, and the coverage of golf remained a work in progress.

But captured in that grainy footage, albeit sparingly, was what remains the biggest comeback in Masters history.

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