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U.S. Open Notebook: Strange still the last player to win back-to-back
US Open Golf Heal
Curtis Strange talks to the media during a news conference for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., Monday, June 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) - photo by Associated Press
PINEHURST, N.C. — Justin Rose can expect a phone call of congratulations from Curtis Strange if he were to successfully defend his U.S. Open title this week. It's just not a phone call Strange wants to make. This is the 25-year anniversary of Strange winning at Oak Hill to become only the sixth player to win back-to-back in the U.S. Open.