Golf – 1987 – PGA Special – Jack Nicklaus Delivers Message Regarding Sportsmanship On The PGA Tour

In this video seen herewith….legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus expounds on the virtues of sportsmanship displayed by the players on the PGA Tour.  Sportsmanship is an aspiration or ethos that a sport or activity will be enjoyed for its own sake. This is with proper consideration for fairness, ethics, respect and a sense of fellowship with one’s competitors. A “sore loser” refers to one who does…

Golf – 1987 – PGA Skins Game – NBCs Vin Scully + Peter Jacobsen Breakdown Format For The Skins Game

Peter Jacobsen is an American professional golfer and commentator on Golf Channel and NBC….as seen in this video herewith.  He has played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour (Seniors Tour)….where he has won seven events on the PGA Tour….and two events on the Champions Tour….which were both majors.  Jacobsen is known for his laid-back, humorous personality…..when during the Fred Meyer Challenge, he was known…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Vin Scully Interviews Arnold Palmer – On What It Is Like Playing At 57 Yrs Old

On November 17, 1954, Arnold Palmer announced his intentions to turn pro by saying….“What other people find in poetry, I find in the flight of a good drive.”  Palmer’s first tour win came during his 1955 rookie season….when he won the Canadian Open and earned $2,400 for his efforts….then he raised his game status for the next…

Golf – 1987 – Los Angeles Open – CBS Pat Summerall Updates 3rd Round Action With T C Chen In Lead

During this 1987 CBS Sports Saturday update of the 3rd round of the PGA Los Angeles Open Tournament ….Pat Summerall provides an overview of the leaderboard with T C Chen leading Rick Fehr by three strokes….while leading Ben Crenshaw by four…..and Seve Ballesteros by five. The overview of the leaderboard is followed by highlights of…

CBS Sports roving reporter for the 1987 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers verses the Boston Celtics was Pat O’Brien….who worked the crowds around the arena and the fans in the stands…..doing special commentary and personal interviews….as he did in this video seen herewith….when O’Brien interviews golf’s Great White Shark.….who turns out to be a…

Golf + MLB – 1970 – Highlights – Tony Jacklin Wins US Open + Retirement Beloved MLB Ump Emmett Ashford

Emmett Ashford (November 23, 1914 – March 1, 1980), nicknamed Ash, was the first African American umpire in Major League Baseball….while working in the American League from 1966 to 1970.  By the early 1960’s, many West Coast sportswriters began to suggest that Ashford be promoted to the major leagues….so, in September 1965, Ashford’s contract was sold to the American League…..and Emmett made his debut at D.C. Stadium on April 11,…

Golf – 1987 – US Open – Final Round – Jim McKay In Play Interview Jack Nicklaus On Hows The Course

In 1946, Jim McKay took a position with The Baltimore Evening Sun newspaper as a police reporter….and was promoted to aviation reporter….then in 1947, Jim McKay gave up his job as a reporter for The Evening Sun to join that same organization’s new TV station WMAR-TV….as his was the first voice ever heard on television in Baltimore…..as McKay remained with the station…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Vin Scully Interviews Fuzzy Zoeller On If He Was Content After 150K Skin

Fuzzy Zoeller won both of his two majors in playoffs….the 1979 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in a three-way sudden-death playoff with Ed Sneed and Tom Watson….and the 1984 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club after an 18-hole playoff with Greg Norman. In 1979, Zoeller became the first golfer since 1935 to win The Masters in his first appearance in the event ….with…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – NBC Vin Scully Interview With Jack Nicklaus On Affects Of Age In Golf

Jack Nicklaus was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in the suburb of Upper Arlington….who is of German descent and the son of Helen (Schoener) and Charlie Nicklaus, a pharmacist who ran several businesses named Nicklaus Drug Store…..as Charlie was a skilled all-round athlete who had played football for the Ohio State Buckeyes….and had gone on to play semi-professional football under…