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1908 — Fred McLeod wins the U.S. Open golf ti­tle with a one-stroke vic­tory over Wil­lie Smith in a play­off.

1922 — The old­est Amer­i­can in­ter­na­tional team golf match, the Walker Cup, is es­tab­lished with the U.S. beat­ing Bri­tain 8-4.

1949 — The U.S. takess the Davis Cup, top­ping Aus­tralia 4-1.

1950 — Althea Gib­son be­comes the first black player to com­pete in the U.S. Open. Gib­son wins her first round match, de­feat­ing Bar­bara Knapp of Bri­tain 6-2, 6-2 at For­est Hills in New York.

1977 — The Cos­mos beat the Seat­tle Sounders 2-1 at Port­land, Ore., to win their sec­ond NASL ti­tle. Gior­gio Chi­naglia's header in the 77th minute is the win­ning goal. 1989 — Pete Sam­pras, 18, wins his first U.S. Open sin­gles match in four sets over Agustin Moreno of Mex­ico.

STU­ART TANNEHILL/AP

1994 — Tiger Woods, 18, be­comes the youngest win­ner in the his­tory of the U.S. Am­a­teur Golf Cham­pi­onship, cap­tur­ing the last three holes of his 36hole ti­tle match against Trip Kuehne.

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