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 – 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 – 1986 – PGA Golf Championship – ABCs Jack Whitaker Interviews Winner Bob Tway & Bunker Shot

Bob Tway is an American professional golfer….who has won numerous tournaments including eight PGA Tour victories…..as he spent 25 weeks in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking in 1986–87.  After turning pro in 1981, he joined the PGA Tour in 1985….then in 1986, he was named PGA Player of the Year after finishing the season with four victories…

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…