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Century later, Ouimet's Open win still resonates

Updated: June 15, 2013, 4:14 PM ET
Associated Press

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By JIMMY GOLEN

AP Sports Writer

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- At the entrance to the Putterham Meadows golf course stands a statue of 1913 U.S. Open champion Francis Ouimet. Also in bronze, dwarfed by the bag he carries, is the 10-year-old caddie who walked all 90 holes by his side.

It is fitting that the two are together, for Ouimet's loyalty to Eddie Lowery is as much a part of his legend as the playoff victory over British stars Harry Vardon ...

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