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…

Figure Skating – 1986 – Highlights Of 1896 World Championships – Narrated By CBS John Tesh

The 1986 World Figure Skating Championships were held in Geneva, Switzerland from March 18 to 23. At the event, sanctioned by the International Skating Union, medals were awarded in men’s singles, ladies’ singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. The ISU Representative was Josef Dědič from Czechoslovakia….and the ISU Technical Delegate was Elemér Terták of Hungary.  Soviet judge Natalia Danilenko was suspended for ignoring a new rule requiring mandatory deductions…

Figure Skating – 1986 – World Championship Mens Long Program – CZK Josef Sabovcik – With John Tesh

CZK Josef Sabovčík began skating when he was six years old…..with his main coach being Agnesa Búřilová….but he also worked with Anderlová, Lojkovičová and Hilda Múdra…..and his choreographer was Frantisek Blazak.  Sabovčík won bronze at the 1981 Skate Canada International and 1982 Skate America…..and he was the silver medalist at the 1983 European Championships…..but suffered a knee effusion before the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics….where he…

Figure Skating – 1986 – World Championship Mens Long Program – CAN Brian Orser – With Scott Hamilton

Brian Orser is a Canadian former competitive and professional figure skater….who is the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics and the  1988 Calgary Winterr Olympic silver medalist….the 1987 World champion…..and an eight-time Canadian national champion from 1981 to 1988.  At the 1988 Calgary Games, the rivalry between Orser and USA Brian Boitano….who were the two favorites to win the gold medal…..captured media attention and was described as…

Figure Skating – 1986 – World Ice Dance Championships – USSR Marina Klimova + Serei Ponomarenko

Sergei Ponomarenko is a Russian former competitive ice dancer who competed for the Soviet Union and the Unified team with his skating partner and wife Marina Klimova…..as this ice dance couple were the 1992 Albertvielle Winter Olympics champion….the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics silver medalist….the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics bronze medalist…..plus they were three-time World champion….and four-time European champion.  The Soviet Union dominated ice…