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Fleck, who denied Hogan 1955 U.S. Open title, dies

Jack Fleck glance Former professional golfer Jack Fleck, best known for defeating Ben Hogan in an 18-hole playoff to win the 1955 U.S. Open in one of golf’s greatest upsets, died Friday in Fort Smith at age 92.

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  • Headline: Fleck, who denied Hogan 1955 U.S. Open title, dies
  • Publication: Sports, Pages 19 on 03/22/2014
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