Jackie Gleason, Bob Hope

Greater Hartford Open, Aug 14,1975, Jackie Gleason, left, and Bob Hope in Wethersfield ( Courant file photo )..Golf Tournaments   Greater Hartford Open formerly known as Insurance City Open..----------..Published 7/22/2003..PUBLISHED CAPTION:    THOSE WERE THE DAYS, MY FRIEND, DAYS OF THE GHO PRO-AM:  ********** Above left, Jackie Gleason and Bob Hope clown at the then - Sammy Davis, Jr. Greater Hartford Open in 1975;  then below, Hope catches a little of Gleason below his knickers;  above near right is singer Glenn Campbell in 1974, same year as baseball great Willie Mays, far right, played Sammy's tournament.  Lower right is Jerry Lewis in 1985, the proverbial cut-up.  At bottom of page, need we say, it's the Candyman himself, Sammy who brought us such goodies.  Can we do it again?

( Hartford Courant File Photo / May 25, 1974 )

Greater Hartford Open, Aug 14,1975, Jackie Gleason, left, and Bob Hope in Wethersfield ( Courant file photo )..Golf Tournaments Greater Hartford Open formerly known as Insurance City Open..----------..Published 7/22/2003..PUBLISHED CAPTION: THOSE WERE THE DAYS, MY FRIEND, DAYS OF THE GHO PRO-AM: ********** Above left, Jackie Gleason and Bob Hope clown at the then - Sammy Davis, Jr. Greater Hartford Open in 1975; then below, Hope catches a little of Gleason below his knickers; above near right is singer Glenn Campbell in 1974, same year as baseball great Willie Mays, far right, played Sammy's tournament. Lower right is Jerry Lewis in 1985, the proverbial cut-up. At bottom of page, need we say, it's the Candyman himself, Sammy who brought us such goodies. Can we do it again?

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