Golf – 1979 – Story Of Hinkles Tree On Par 5 528 Yard 8th Hole At Inverness

Lon Hinkle is an American professional golfer….who has played on both the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour (prior Seniors Tour)…..who won three tournaments in his career on the PGA Tour …..which all came in the late 1970’s.  In 1979, he earned $247,693….while finishing 3rd on the money list….and winning two Tour events, including the World Series of Golf. That year in…

Golf – 1980 – Highlights – Legends Of Golf Tournament – Featuring Winners Art Wall + Tommy Bolt

Austin, Texas has always provided many opportunities in the world of sports to satisfy a certifiable Sportsphile’s appetite…..I mean….could one ask for more than to have The University of Texas in your backyard…..while simply exploding with sporting events of all kinds….by top shelf collegiate athletes performing in some of the finest sports facilities in the…

Golf – 1978 – NBC Special – Legendary Sportscaster Curt Gowdy Hosts A Review Of 1978 Year In Golf

In this 1978 video seen herewith, legendary sportscaster Curt Gowdy hosts NBC Sports year in review…..as this footage focuses of the year in golf…..with highlights and attention paid to 28 year old Tom Watson….who won 5 tournament, with one being the PGA Championship…..along with kudos paid to Gary Player, who won 3 tournaments in a…

Golf – 1979 – Hilites Legends Of Golf Sudden Death Playoff – A Wall + T Bolt Vs J Boros + de Vicenzo

This video is an absolute “blue diamond” in our treasure chest of vintage memories here at ImaSportsphile…..as not only was this 6 hole sudden death playoff at the 1979 Legends of Golf Tournament played at Onion Creek Country Club in Autin, Texas one of the greatest finishes to ANY professional golf championship ever played….but it also…

Golf – 1984 – CBS Pat O’Brien Profiles The Career Of Ben Crenshaw – A Favorite Son Of Austin Texas

Ben Crenshaw is a retired American professional golfer….who has won 19 events on the PGA Tour….which includes two major championships…..after winning the Masters Tournament in 1984 and 1995.  Crenshaw was born in Austin, Texas….and attended and played golf at Austin High School and the University of Texas….where he won three NCAA Championships from 1971 to 1973.  He turned professional in 1973….and became the second player in Tour history to win…

Golf – 1975 – US Open – Highlights Of Lou Graham Defeating John Mahaffey In Sudden Death Playoff

Lou Graham is an American professional golfer who won six PGA Tour tournaments including the 1975 U.S. Open….as most of his wins were in the 1970’s….after Graham joined the PGA Tour in September 1964.  His first win was at the Minnesota Golf Classic at Hazeltine National Golf Club in 1967 during his third full year on the tour….as Graham won again in 1972 at the Liggett Myers Open….which …