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2009-04-18 14:59:05

The wooden putter used to make the final winning shot in the 1939 British Open was found stored away in a garage in England, sources say. The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday that the club was used by English golfer Dick Burton at the 1939 tournament on the Old Course at St Andrews in Scotland. Golfer Garry Bingham, 50, had gotten the club about 20 years ago, and stashed it away, not realizing its value, the newspaper reported. The Telegraph said Burton gave the putter away to his aunt Ethel...

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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.