Golf – 1987 – US Open Final Round – ABC Jack Whitaker Wraps Up How Scott Simpson Gave His Dad The Best Fathers Day Gift

The 1987 U.S. Open was the 87th U.S. Open….and was held June 18th – 21st at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California….when Scott Simpson passed and held off 1982 champion Tom Watson on the Lake Course to win his only major title by one stroke….in an event where eleven former champions were in the field….and only four made the 36-hole cut….and was the third U.S. Open at the Lake Course of…

Golf – 1977 – Jim McKay Highlights Golf Stars Of The 1970s + 1977 British Open Of Nickalus Vs Watson

The 1977 British Open Championship was the 106th Open Championship….which was held July 6 – 9 on the Ailsa Course at Turnberry, Scotland…..where Tom Watson won the 2nd of his five British Open titles by one stroke over runner-up Jack Nicklaus…..as seen in the highlights in this video seen herewith.  The two golf legends played together in the final two rounds….while separating themselves from the…

Golf – 1987 – US Open Special Feature – Coverage Of Finding Tommy Nakajima Shot That Stuck In A Tree

Tommy Nakajima is a Japanese professional golfer…..who turned professional in 1975…..and has won 48 events on the Japan Golf Tour….which ranks him third on the most Japan Golf Tour wins list…..plus, he also was the leading money winner four times over a five year period in 1982, 1983, 1985 and 1986….while he was 2nd on the career money list through 2009. Nakajima was featured…

Golf – 1987 – US Open – Al Trautwig + Eventual Winner Scott Simpson Watch Tom Watson Attempt To Tie

ABC’s Al Trautwig and eventual winner of the 1987 US Open Golf Tournament at Olympic Club in San Francisco sit in the interview booth and watch the twosome of Tom Watson and Keith Clearwater play the final hole…..with Watson needing a birdie to tie Simpson for the lead…..as the action is called by Jim McKay…

Golf – 1987 – US Open – Jim McKay Highlights 3rd Round + Interviews Jack Nicklaus After His Round

When ever a video rolls up to be posted that includes two legends of sport….like this one seen herewith…. as Jim McKay interviews Jack Nicklaus at the 1987 US Open Golf Tournament….it always reminds me of just how awesome our treasure chest of vintage memories is here at ImaSportsphile…..for we consider footage like this video…

Golf – 1987 – ABC Sports US Open Special – Jack Whitaker Sums Up U S Open As A Reversal To The Norm

Jack Whitaker 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…..where he is probably best remembered for his coverage of golf and horse racing…..as he covered thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown Events….golf’s four major championships….the very first Super Bowl….championship boxing title fights….the National Professional Soccer League in…

 Golf – 1987 – ABC Sports US Open Special – Al Trautwig Interviews Of Ray Floyd + Greg Norman

Ray Floyd is an American retired golfer…..who has won numerous tournaments on both the PGA Tour and Senior PGA Tour (the Champions Tour)….which includes four majors and three senior majors. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1989. After leaving college, Floyd turned professional in 1961….while quickly establishing himself on the PGA Tour…..with his first victory coming two years later at the…

Golf – 1987 – ABC Sports US Open Special – Al Trautwig Interview With Bernhard Langer On Fathers Day

Bernhard Langer is a German professional golfer….who is a two-time Masters champion….and was one of the world’s leading golfers throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s.  In 1986, Langer became the sport’s first official # 1 ranked player following the creation of the OWGR. Langer is one of five golfers who have won professional golf events on all six continents where golf is played…

Golf – 1987 – ABC Sports US Open Special – Al Trautwig Interviews Lennie Clements On Fathers Day

Lennie Clements is an American professional golfer….who played college golf at San Diego State University….where he was a three-time All-American…..and was inducted into the San Diego State Aztec Hall of Fame in 1999. Clements turned professional in 1980…..and played on the PGA Tour from 1981 to 1998.  His best finish was a T-2 at the 1994 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic…..while his best finish…