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Sam Snead

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  • Hall rule off by decade

    Only time will tell whether Darren Clarke finds a spot reserved for him in the World Golf Hall of Fame. Until then, the British Open champion can claim one distinction in Hall-related trivia. Clarke is believed to be the only man to win a major title...
  • Florida Golf Guide -- 5 courses you must play

    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...
  • Luke Wilson takes a swing at golf fashion

    Luke Wilson takes a swing at golf fashion
    IF THE clothes make the leading man, Luke Wilson is angling to play the handsome high school lit teacher -- you know, the one who made you cry when he read aloud from "A Separate Peace." He rarely veers from his Kennedy-era haircut and typically shows...
  • Golf pros share their helpful tips

    Golf pros share their helpful tips
    TOM SARGENT Mesa Verde Country Club (Southern California PGA teacher of the year, 1995, 1993, 1986) This will help you: Practice your short game. Most people are not very good wedge players. You have to learn how to bounce [the club], putt and chip....
  • Top golfers give their tips

    Top golfers give their tips
    JACK NICKLAUS Winner of 18 major championships, considered by many the greatest golfer of all time. This will help you: To be your best, you have to understand what your abilities are. And once you understand what your abilities are, you learn to play...
  • Tiger Woods returns, reminding world that golf exists

     
    The Golf Channel has adopted an understated approach to its coverage of Tiger Wood's return this afternoon. Just kidding. It is taking an approach comparable to the coverage of the Apollo 11 crew's return to Earth. NBC, which will produce......
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Florida Golf Guide: Dubsdread Golf Course, Orlando

    Florida Golf Guide: Dubsdread Golf Course, Orlando
    Dubsdread Golf Course Last updated June 21, 2010 Description: Located just minutes from downtown Orlando, Dubsdread Golf Course features the oldest public layout in the area, originally designed in 1923 and renovated in 2008. This classic course has...
  • Jan. 5, 2000: Vick and Tech put on a show, burt Seminoles were show-stoppers

    ichael Vick tried. Lordy, how he tried. But not even Vick, impervious, evasive and the darndest freshman quarterback college football has witnessed in eons, could win the national championship for Virginia Tech on Tuesday night in the Sugar Bowl. Too...
  • 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...