1921 Jim Barnes wins the U.S. Men's Open golf championship by edging Walter Hagen, Leo Diegel, Jock Hutchinson and Fred McLeod.
1962 Gary Player of South Africa becomes the first nonresident of the United States to win the PGA championship.
1963 Sonny Liston knocks out Floyd Patterson in 2 minutes, 10 seconds of the first round to retain the world heavyweight title. Liston took the title from Patterson with a first-round knockout in Chicago on Sept. 25, 1962.
1973 Sue Berning wins the U.S. Women's Open golf championship for the third time with a five-stroke victory over Gloria Ahret.
1984 Kathy Whitworth becomes the career victories leader in professional golf by winning the Rochester Open. Whitworth, with 85 career wins, passes Sam Snead's total of 84 PGA tournament victories.