Olympic's 16th hole doomed Furyk

Updated: June 18, 2012, 7:21 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPN.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- The losing caddie, Mike "Fluff" Cowan, was sitting on a bench in the dark and quiet rear of the locker room, his head down, his legs crossed, his face clenched behind a white mustache straight out of the old wild west.

Wearing a golf cap and a blue windbreaker, Cowan was all alone with his thoughts and his bag, the one standing upright before him and carrying Jim Furyk's name. Cowan became a big star tending Tiger Woods' pins at the 1997 Masters, and after Woods ...

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