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Golf – 1986 -Masters Chairman Hord Hardin + Brent Musburger Interview With Low Amateur Sam Randolph

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This video features CBS’s Brent Musburger in the Butler Cabin at the 1986 Masters after the final round with Chairman of The Masters, Hord Hardin…..to congratulate and interview the “low amateur” winner Sam Randolph….along with tournament winner Jack Nicklaus.

Samuel William Randolph (born May 13, 1964) is an American professional golfer….who played on the PGA Tour from 1987 to 1992…and won one event, the Bank of Boston Classic in 1987…. with his best finish in a major championship occurring as an amateur….when he was T-18 at the 1985 Masters  From 1993 to 2002, Randolph split his playing time between the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour, mostly on the Nationwide Tour. He had three T-2 finishes in Nationwide Tour events in the 1990’s, but no victories. After his playing career waned, Randolph moved into the teaching ranks.

Hord Hardin was Chairman of the Masters Tournament from 1980 to 1991….who affected changes during his tenure including the acceptance of Ron Townsend, the club’s first black member in 1990…. the change from bermuda to slick bentgrass greens in 1981….while allowing non-Augusta National caddies to work the Masters beginning in 1983….and the reinstatement of honorary starters featuring Gene Sarazen, Byron Nelson and Sam Snead in 1981. 

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