Music has its one-hit wonders, such as Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Kajagoogoo and Vanilla Ice. Golf, too, has its share, but unlike the music of the one-hit wonders – which lives on due to the popularity of the songs – golf’s one-hit wonders tend to get lost to the annals of time, forgotten by all but the most diehard of golf fans.

One of the more remarkable one-hits wonders in golf is Robert Wrenn, who captured the 1987 Buick Open with a four-round total of 26 under par, destroying the field and beating runner-up Dan Pohl by seven shots. It’s a mystery how a player is able to conjure up such a dominating victory and yet could never find the winner’s circle ever again, but such is golf.

Wrenn played the tour for 11 full seasons, managing just 15 top-10 finishes in his career. He missed the cut over 44 percent of the time and otherwise had an unremarkable career, save for staying on tour for 11 years and one spectacular victory. After retiring from tournament golf, Wrenn spent time broadcasting golf, served as a partner in an investment advisory firm, and worked with The First Tee, which he continues to do today. Wrenn is 57 and lives in Richmond, Virginia.
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