Golf – 1982 – Legends Of Golf Highlights – Sam Snead + Don January Winners At -27 For 3 Day Event

The winning team at the 1982 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Tournament as 70 year old Slammin Sam  Snead and his partner Don January…..who won this championship with a score of -27 under par for the three day 54 hole event….while beating the rest of the field by 12 strokes….and any way you cut the pie, that is…

Golf – 1978 – Legends Of Golf Tournament – Highlights Of The Inaugural Tournament At Onion Creek CC

The inaugural Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Tournament was held in 1978 at Onion Creek Country Club in Austin, Texas….which was a highly anticipated event for not just Austin…..but all of Central Texas…..for within a 100 mile radius of the Capitol of Texas are some 35 golf courses….which equates to lots of golf fans….and when you add to…

Golf – 1983 – Special – Commentary On The Unique Magic Of The Legends Of Golf Tournament For The Fan

The Legends of Golf Tournament is often called “The tournament that launched the Seniors /  Champions Tour“…..which from 1978 until 2012 was known as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Tournament…..when from 1978 to 1985, the tournament was played at Onion Creek Country Club in Austin, Texas.  In addition to providing a showcase for all the golfing greats…

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 – 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…

Music – 1980 – Marty Robbins – El Paso – Performed Live At Austin City Limits

“El Paso“ is a country and western ballad written and originally recorded by Marty Robbins, and first released on Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs in September 1959…..which was released as a single the following month….and became a major hit on both the country and pop music charts….while reaching # 1 in both at the start of 1960…..and won the Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording in 1961….which remains as Robbins’…

Music – 1980 – Ray Charles – Busted – Sung Live At Austin City Limits

“Busted” is a song that was written by Harlan Howard in 1962…..and was recorded and first released by Johnny Cash with the Carter Family for his 1963 album Blood, Sweat and Tears.…. however, the first recording was by Burl Ives in 1962. It has subsequently been recorded by several notable artists, including Ray Charles (also in 1963) and Patty Loveless (2009)…..as the song is about a dirt-poor farmer struggling…

Music – 1978 – Merle Haggard & The Strangers – Old Fashion Love In My Heart – Sung Live On ACL

In 1978, Austin City Limits featuring Merle Haggard & The Strangers for an awesome night of music with The Hag….as he and The Strangers played many great songs…..like the Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys famous swing song Got That Old Fashion Love In My Heart….as seen in this video herewith. Merle Ronald Haggard (April 6, 1937 – April…

Music – 1980 – Floyd Tillman – Slippin Around – Sung Live At Austin City Limits Songwriters Special

“Slippin’ Around“ is a song written and recorded by Floyd Tillman in 1949. The most popular recording was a cover version by Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely….which reached # 1 on the Retail Folk (Country) Best Sellers chart…..and is a song about a person cheating on his/her spouse. Tillman wrote a follow-up song, the same year, with essentially the same melody, called “I’ll…