DEANE BEMANGame 80 | August 18, 1959 | Jack Nicklaus, Deane Beman
The Trans-Miss has been played since 1901 to create a field for the best amateur golfers in the nation. Nicklaus had won the event in 1958 and came back to win it again in 1959. He turned pro in 1961. Beman, who went on to be commissioner of the PGA, lost to Nicklaus at Woodhill, but came back to win the event the next year at the Wichita Country Club.
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