Golf – 1984 – SIs Sportsman Of The Year Award Show – Candidates From Golf – With Host Merlin Olsen

The 1984 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Awards Show was hosted by NFL sportscaster Merlin Olsen…..as he introduced the candidates for the award from golf…..which included LPGA Patty Sheehan as winner of the Women’s US Open….along with PGA’s Ben Crenshaw, who won the green jacket at the Masters Tournament…..plus, Seve Ballesteros, the winner of the 1984…

Golf – 1978 – Highlights – PGA Championship – 3rd Round – Hole 17 – With Chris Schenkel + Dave Marr

Dave Marr, Jr. (December 27, 1933 – October 5, 1997) was an American professional golfer and  sportscaster….who was best known for winning the 1965 PGA Championship. Marr served as a golf analyst for ABC from 1972 until 1991….and was usually teamed with host Jim McKay, Chris Schenkel (as seen in this video herewith) and fellow one-time PGA Championship winner, Bob Rosburg.  He later worked for the BBC in Britain…

Golf – 1984 – ABC Jim McKay Provides Highlights Of Year In Tennis + Bowling + Auto Racing + Golf

In this video seen herewith, ABC Wide World of Sports host Jim McKay provides highlights and commentary on the year 1984 in pro tennis, pro bowling, auto racing and golf….to include John McEnroe winning the US Open in Tennis….plus Mike Durbin winning his 3rd straight PBA Championship…..along with Richard Petty winning his final NASCAR race…..plus, the head’s…

Golf – 1981 – Highlights – Legends Of Golf Tournament – Featuring Winners Gene Littler + Bob Rosburg

Gene Littler (July 21, 1930 – February 15, 2019) was an American professional golfer and a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame…..who was known for a solid temperament and nicknamed “Gene the Machine” for his smooth rhythmical swing….as he once said that, “Golf is not a game of great shots. It’s a game of the best misses. The people…

Golf – 1985 – ABC Jack Whitaker Provides Highlights Of The National Amateur Championship

This video features longtime CBS and ABC broadcaster Jack Whitaker….who entered network sports in 1961 at CBS….where he did play-by-play for the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL….and hosted the anthology series CBS Sports Spectacular among other duties….as he worked for CBS for more than two decades.  Whitaker is probably best remembered for his coverage of golf (as seen in this video herewith)…. and horse racing, where he covered thoroughbred…

Golf – 1985 – CBS Sports Almanac With Pat Summerall – Highlights – Year In Golf In Review

Pat Summerall (May 10, 1930 – April 16, 2013) was an American football player and television sportscaster….who worked for CBS, Fox, and ESPN…..and in addition to his legendary  football broadcast career in which he worked with the likes of Chris Schenkel, Jim Gibbons, Jack Buck, Ray Scott, Jack Whitaker, Frank Gifford and of course, who could ever forget Summerall behind the mike with…

Golf – 1985 – ESPN Sportscenter – Weekend Golf Highlights – With Gayle Gardner + Chris Berman

ESPN SportsCenter has been the gold standard for sports news since its inception in 1979…..and is the flagship program of ESPN….which is a daily sports news program delivering the latest sports news and highlights.  Chris Berman was one of the original sportscasters to anchor SportsCenter….along with George Grande and Lou Palmer….as the beautiful and talented…

Golf – 1985 – Skins Game – Special – Sportscasting Legend Vin Scully Interviews Golfer Fuzzy Zoeller

A skins game is a type of scoring for various sports….which has its origins in golf….but has been adapted for disc golf, curling and bowling….whereas in golf, a skins event has players compete for prize money on each individual hole.  There was an annual skins game for male professional golfers…. which took place in November or December each year after the end of…

Golf – 1983 – Team By Team Look At 1983 Legends Of Golf – Sarazen + Demaret & Snead + January Et Al

For anyone who is a potential Sportsphile…..who has developed a keen love for the game of golf….and especially the PGA and Champions Tour….and for sure those who know the history of the PGA…..will truly love watching this video seen herewith…..for it is nothing short of a walk down memory lane that dates back some 100…