Robert Rock's win over Tiger Woods in Abu Dhabi got us thinking about the days when a corporate-logoed hat wasn't de rigueur for pro golfers. Here are some of our favorite players from years past, unencumbered by head gear.
2 of 13John G. Zimmerman / SI
Arnold Palmer, here at the 1960 Masters, played most of his career without a hat.
3 of 13Walter IoossJr. / SI
Jack Nicklaus let his hair fly at the 1978 British Open at St. Andrews.
4 of 13John Biever / SI
Nick Faldo after defeating Greg Norman at the 1996 Masters.
5 of 13Jacqueline Duvoisin / SI
Seve Ballesteros at the 1986 British Open at Turnberry.
6 of 13Jacqueline Duvoisin / SI
John Daly rarely wore a hat early in his career, including at the 1993 British Open.
7 of 13JohnD.Hanlon / SI
Johnny Miller in the 1974 U.S. Open at Winged Foot.
8 of 13Jacqueline Duvoisin / SI
Before his endorsement career took off, Phil Mickelson often went without a hat.
9 of 13Lane Stewart / SI
Tom Watson at the "Duel in the Sun," the 1977 British Open at Turnberry, which he won.
10 of 13JohnIacono / SI
Ian Woosnam celebrates his win at the '91 Masters
11 of 13BobMartin / SI
Nick Price at the 1994 British Open at Turnberry.
12 of 13Heinz Kluetmeier / SI
Curtis Strange earned his second straight U.S. Open -- and a spot on SI's cover -- in 1989.
13 of 13TonyTriolo / SI
Tom Weiskopf kissed the claret jug in 1973 in Troon.
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