USGA Statement Regarding the Passing of U.S. Open Champion Hubert Green

“Hubert Green was an incredible competitor whose tenacity on the course defined his playing career.  His 1977 U.S. Open win under extreme circumstances was the definition of grit and perseverance – the true mark of a champion.  We are saddened to lose him among an elite group within our U.S. Open circle.  We extend our deepest condolences to his family as we celebrate his incredible accomplishments today.” 

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