Scott Fowler

June 14, 2014

Miracle at Pinehurst: From flames to glory

That Skip Alexander survived the plane crash at all is hard to imagine. That he came back only a year later, playing in the 1951 Ryder Cup at Pinehurst No.2 in one of the most extraordinary individual Ryder Cup matches ever – well, that seems like an outright miracle.

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