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The Biggest Surprises in Golf so Far in 2013
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How did Tiger surprise us this year?

Each new year in professional golf is like the beginning of a grand holiday providing us with a bunch of neatly wrapped presents that are sure to surprise us as the year unfolds.

Will some newbie come out of nowhere to win a major? Will a notable player crash and burn in the heat of the pressure to succeed? Will others just not live up to their heralded potential?

2013 has been no different, as a number of unexpected occurrences have transpired. Some don’t seem to fit our expectations, while others make perfect sense.

At some point over the past year, we were left with our mouths agape, our hair standing on end or with big smiles on our faces.

Here are the biggest surprises so far, but rest assured more will follow.

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