Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Lee Trevino Holes Out 2nd Shot To Win $55K Skin + Super Mex Interview

DOG ASIDE: Lee Buck Trevino (born December 1, 1939) is a retired American professional golfer….who is regarded as one of the greatest players in professional golf history….and certainly one of the greatest shot makers in history….evidenced by this video herewith.  SuperMex is one of the greatest Hispanic golfers of all time….certainly in the conversation with Seve Ballesteros and Chi…

Golf – 1985 – The Masters Tournament – 2nd Round – Host Brent Musburger + Tom Weiskopf

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 Masters Tournament was the 49th Masters Tournament….which was held April 11 – 14 at  Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia…..as Bernhard Langer won the first of his two major championships, both Masters, two strokes ahead of runners-up Seve Ballesteros, Raymond Floyd, and Curtis Strange. A score of 69 (−3) on Saturday put Floyd in the lead after 54 holes at 212 (−4)….with…

Golf – 1986 – 68th PGA Championship – 3rd Rnd + Final Round – Inverness Golf Club – Host Jim McKay

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 PGA Championship was the 68th PGA Championship….which was held August 7 – 11 at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio…..when Bob Tway won his only major championship with a two strokes victory over runner-up Greg Norman….who was the 54-hole leader by four strokes going into the final round.  Heavy rains on Sunday stopped play for the day in mid-afternoon….whereby In the final group, Norman and Tway…

Golf – 1978 – Special – CNNs Bob Kurtz Interviews Lee Trevino – On PGA Championship Disqualification

DOG COMMENTARY; This 1978 CNN Sports video interview of legendary PGA golfer “Super Mex” Lee Trevino transpires after Trevino was disqualified from the 1978 PGA Championship tournament for an improper score recorded on his score card….and since Super Mex was one of Bone Daddy’s all time favorite golfers…I thought I’d dedicate this piece to the “The Merry Mex”. Lee Buck…

TV Ads – 1983 – Lee Trevino For Toyota Trucks + Jimmy Connors For Paine Webber + Toyota Camry

DOG ASIDE:  These 1983 television ads feature two of our favorite “mavericks in sports” here at ImaSportsphile…..golfer Lee Trevino and tennis player Jimmy Connors….both of which are legends in their sport….as Trevino is an icon for Mexican Americans….who is often referred to as “The Merry Mex” and “Supermex” due to his perchance to have fun while excelling at his sport….as both…

Golf – 1986 Masters – Final Round – Nicklaus & Ballesteros & Norman & Kite & Crenshaw – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: This final round of the 1986 Masters Tournament was brought to the viewing public by CBS Sports….with an incredible group of golf commentators bringing the action including Bob Murphy at the 10th hole, Steve Melnyk at the 11th and 12th hole, Ken Venturi at the 13th, Gary McCord at the 14th, Ben Wright…

Golf – 1986 – Masters Championship – Augusta National – Final Round – Part 2 – Hosts Nance & Musburger

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 Masters Tournament was the 50th Masters Tournament held April 10–13 at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia….as Jack Nicklaus won his record 18th professional major with a historic one-stroke victory….by shooting a final round of 65 (−7)….with a back nine of 30 (−6), for a total score of 279 (−9).  At age…

Golf – 1987 US Open Championship – Final Round – Olympic Club San Francisco – Host Jim McKay

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1987 U.S. Open Golf Championship was the 87th U.S. Open in history….and was held June 18–21 at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California…..where eleven former champions were in the field and only four made the 36-hole cut….as Scott Simpson passed and held off 1982 champion Tom Watson on the Lake Course to win…

Golf – PGA – 1986 Skins – Back 9 – Jack Nichlaus & Fuzzy Zoeller & Lee Trevino & Arnold Palmer

DOG COMMENTARY: The Skins Game was an unofficial-money event on the PGA Tour from 1983 to 2008….which took place in November or December of each year after the end of the official PGA Tour season. It was recognized by the PGA Tour but did not count towards the official money list. The Skins Game differed…