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Sam Snead

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  • Monday (Night) Niblicks: Seve’s impact & lack of a smoking divot

     
    A few hundred miles on the rental car and the Hall of Fame ceremonies turn this week’s Niblicks into a nocturnal affair. Hey, it happens. And sometimes the PGA Tour is stuck with an unplanned Monday finish… Looking back at the weekend, a lot...
  • Jim Murray, May 21, 1961

     
    May 21, 1961: Henry "Chip" Chafetz has put on the market a book titled "Play the Devil" -- a history of gambling in this country which sets out to prove that the urge to gamble has preserved the essential vitality......
  • Memorial Day Niblicks: No.1 Luke Donald & ageless Tom Watson

     
    Another travel day, plus a little pre-travel Memorial Day tasks, brings us another late-day edition of Monday Niblicks. Let’s face it, you probably read this during office hours anyway. It’s OK with us if it’s OK with your boss. And...
  • Did Roberto De Vicenzo lose The Masters because of an error on his scorecard?

     
    GOLF URBAN LEGEND: A golfer lost the Masters because of an error on his scorecard. Roberto De Vicenzo celebrated his 45th birthday on April 14th, 1968, which also happened to be the final day of The Masters Tournament. On the......
  • Chuck Finley provides laugh track for Jered Weaver roast

     
    There were plenty of toasts but more roasts at Tuesday night's dinner to honor Angels pitcher Jered Weaver as the Orange County Youth Sports Foundation sportsman of the year, the funniest lines delivered by former Angels pitcher and renowned quipster........
  • Jerry West criticizes his own golf game

     
    Jerry West criticizes his golf game....
  • Tiger Woods draws WGC Match Play rookie in opening match

     
    Tiger Woods will take on a WGC Match Play newcomer when he opens against Spain’s Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano this week at Dove Mountain, with an eye on a couple of potential marquee matches in the second and third rounds. British Open champion...
  • Time to squelch debate, appreciate Tiger Woods’ current state

     
    So exactly what is meant when the debate goes back and forth over whether Tiger Woods is “back?” Is it multiple PGA Tour wins? Check. Three? Sure. Leading the FedEx Cup standings? Top of the earnings list? Check and check. Of course, there are...
  • Florida Golf Guide -- 5 courses you must play

    1 The Stadium Club at TPC Sawgrass — For years at The Players, you've seen the famous island green on this course at Ponte Vedra Beach, so why not take your own shot at the par-3 17th? It's the only course you will play where you're thinking about...
  • Florida Golf Guide -- Sunshine state has the golfer's dream

    Florida Golf Guide -- Sunshine state has the golfer's dream
    Fittingly, the first thing you see at the World Golf Village as you exit Interstate Highway 95 is a golf course: Slammer & Squire, named respectively after two Hall of Famers who helped design it, Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen. You go to check in at the...
  • Masters tournament history: An off-the-Wall win

    Masters tournament history: An off-the-Wall win
    Art Wall Jr. drove down Magnolia Lane, turned onto Washington Road and headed north to Wilmington, N.C., after stunning Augusta National at the 1959 Masters. Wall was alone in the car (his family took the train home the week before when son Greg...