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…

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 – 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…

Figure Skating – 1986 – Career Hilites OF Ice Dance Champs USSR Natalia Bestemianova + Andrei Bukin

Andrei Bukin began figure skating at age seven….while entering the Children and Youth Sports School of CSKA in Moscow. The group trained at a small stadium in Chapayevsky Park near Pesochnaya Square.  At age ten, he joined Spartak and began ice dancing….after originally training at the Small Sports Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium.  In his early career, he was coached by Nadezhda Shirokova…..and his…