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"We only have so much energy, physically and mentally, to be the best." The following year at Oak Hill, Strange was an opportunist, staying in touch with the leaders with 15 straight pars on Sunday before taking the lead for the first time with a birdie on the 70th hole. He became the first man to win consecutive U.S. Opens since Ben Hogan in 1951. Strange's quest for the three in a row that would have tied the record of Willie Anderson fell short in 1990 at Medinah, where after a late challenge he faded to t-21. The effort took something out of Strange. Although only 34 years old, he never won on the PGA TOUR again, finishing with 17 official victories. The flame that burned hotter than anyone else's burned out. As he once said, "We only have so much energy, physically and mentally, to be the best." Born January 30, 1955, Strange was a child of golf. His father, Tom, was ...