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…

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…