Art Wall Jr. 2001 Deaths

Art Wall Jr.

Age: 77

golfer best remembered for remarkable comeback to win 1959 Masters; birdied five of his last six holes to close with a 66, passing Cary Middlecoff and defending champ Arnold Palmer to capture his only Masters; won 14 career titles, including four in 1959, which earned him that year's player of the year award; member of three U.S. Ryder Cup teams. He died of respiratory failure.

Died: Scranton, Penn., Oct. 31

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