In 1974 Lee Trevino, using a putter he found in the attic of his rental home, captured the title on this hilly, sternly bunkered Robert Trent Jones Sr. test.
Ageless Julius Boros was nearing 50, but he managed to hold off Arnold Palmer by a shot (in Arnie's closest run at the major he never won) on a track punctuated by copses of pecans and oaks that cross Salado Creek nine times. A 1998 renovation by Bob Cupp put the teeth back into this one.
The site of Sam Snead's first PGA win in 1942 was comprised of a patchwork of holes from what is today the front nine of the Donald Ross/Hugh Wilsondesigned Bay Course and several from the William Flynn-crafted Pines Course.
In 1926, Walter Hagen snagged the first of his four consecutive PGA titles here on a Donald Ross layout (in Larry Bird's hometown) that dishes out rolling farmland and wildly undulating greens.