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Walter Hagen, Golfer. Credit: Pietzker, St. Louis (Public domain)
Golf great Walter Hagen was among the most flamboyant players in the game's history. On one occasion, he attempted to annoy his partner and exaggerate the man's obsession with proper etiquette by playing the entire round in a full tuxedo.

On another occasion, Hagen asked England's Edward VIII to tend the flag for him. His exact words have become a thing of legend: "Hey Eddie," he said, "get the stick, will you?"

[One day in the late 19th Century, Griswold "Grizzy" Lorillard appeared at the exclusive Tuxedo Park Club in New York City wearing an unusual tailless dinner coat—and the 'tuxedo' was born.]

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