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1953 Masters: Ben Hogan at his best

Updated: March 30, 2011, 5:10 AM ET
By Jason Sobel

Records are meant to be broken. With each passing generation, world-class golfers have surpassed their predecessors. Bobby Jones' records fell to Ben Hogan, Hogan's records fell to Jack Nicklaus, Nicklaus' records might very well be in the process of falling to Tiger Woods.

Well, not all of 'em.

In 1953, Hogan set a record that has yet to be broken or tied, and has rarely even been challenged. That year, he won the first three legs of golf's Grand Slam, claiming titles ...

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