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1989

Seventeen-year-old David Duval defeated Austin Maki by one hole at Singing Hills Golf and Country Club, in El Cajon, California. From Ponte Verde Beach, Florida, Duval consistently outdrove his opponents by 20 to 40 yards. His drive, on the par 5 eighth hole was measured at 331 yeards, leaving him only a 5 iron to the green.

He birdied the hole and defeated Chris Riley, 3 and 2, in the semifinals. A fast-paced player, Riley played one match in 1 hour 50 minutes, and another in 2 hours 15 minutes.

Duval fell behind Maki in the final by bogeying the first hole, pulled even on the 11th hole, and took the lead for the first time with a birdie on the 14th. Maki dropped two holes behind on the 15th when Duval hit a remarkable recovery shot over trees to within eight feet of the hole and two-putted for par.

Duval slipped just once on the closing holes before parring the final hole to preserve his victory.

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