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Sam Snead

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  • 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...
  • 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........
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Northern Trust Open

     
    Hooray for Hollywood! At the height of moviemaking's golden age, Riviera Country Club was known as the club that attracted the industry's top stars. Douglas Fairbanks, in fact, put up $1,000 of the $10,000 purse at the inaugural Los Angeles Open back in...
  • Northern Trust Open: Kevin Na charging, Couples hanging on; Baddeley leading

     
    Kevin Na, who went to Diamond Bar High School, has never won a PGA Tour event. He's finished second three times but never first. And Na (pictured at left on the first green) is in second place right now at......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Does the course at Ko'olau Golf Club exceed the maximum slope rating?

     
    GOLF LEGEND: The course at Ko'olau Golf Club has a slope rating of 162 (where the maximum slope rating is 155). STATUS: False, but Once Basically True. In what is likely the most famous scene in the classic 1984 comedy,......
  • A Sam Snead joke? Good grief!

     
    Today's Classic Peanuts strip in the Tribune concludes with a Sam Snead joke. "Every year for 25 years, my dad has been rooting for Sam Snead to win the National Open," says Lucy, empathizing with Charlie Brown's despair over the......