Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Lee Trevino Holes Out 2nd Shot On 3rd Hole To Win $55K Skin + Interview

Golfer Lee Trevino….known as Supermex around most of Texas….was one of the most engaging golfers ….and one of the best shot-makers to ever grace the PGA Tour….for he had an infectious personality that attracted fans like “catnip draws cats”…..as he supercharged them with “fun and frolicking” every time they followed him around the course….for he was truly a…

Golf + MLB – 1970 – Highlights – Tony Jacklin Wins US Open + Retirement Beloved MLB Ump Emmett Ashford

Emmett Ashford (November 23, 1914 – March 1, 1980), nicknamed Ash, was the first African American umpire in Major League Baseball….while working in the American League from 1966 to 1970.  By the early 1960’s, many West Coast sportswriters began to suggest that Ashford be promoted to the major leagues….so, in September 1965, Ashford’s contract was sold to the American League…..and Emmett made his debut at D.C. Stadium on April 11,…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Lee Trevino Talks About Skins Game + How Ties To Days As A Young Hustler

Every now and then….a really special video comes up to be posted that really catches this Sportsphile’s attention….and this video seen herewith just happens to be one of those…..cuz first of all, Lee Trevino is from Texas…..he’s a Home Boy….who grew up like many Texans, by translating his God-given talents into taking care of himself…..being self-sufficient….and…

Golf – 1985 – Skins Game – NBC Vin Scully Interviews Jack Nicklaus About Going From Villian To Hero

Of all the many interviews of legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus that we have posted here at ImaSportsphile, this may be our very favorite….cuz The Golden Bear (Jack Nicklaus) was in the process of dethroning The King (Arnold Palmer) from the moment he came on the PGA Tour…..and a large portion of the golf world at the time, weren’t ready to accept…

Golf – 1985 – Skins Game – Vin Scully Interview Of Tom Watson On When He Knew He Belonged With Big 3 Of Nicklaus + Palmer + Player

Legendary sportscaster Vin Scully is best known for his 67 seasons calling games for Major League Baseball’s Dodgers….while beginning in 1950….when the franchise was located in  Brooklyn….and ending in 2016 while the Dodgers are located in Los Angeles….but as seen in this video herewith….Scully is hosting NBC’s 1985 Skins Game golf production…..when he conducts this interview with a young Tom Watson…..who…

Golf – 1985 – Skins Game – Vin Scully Interview With Jack Nicklaus On Why Golf Is A Drug Free Sport

In this 1985 PGA Skins Game, NBC’s host sportscaster Vin Scully during an interview with event contestant Jack Nicklaus asks the question…..“Why is the sport of golf so visually drug free by comparison to other major sports like the NFL, NBA, MLB, etc?”…..as Nicklaus’ response is well worth the price of admission to view this…

Golf – 1985 – NBC Sportworld Bill Macatee Special – An Inside Look At The Career Of Lee Trevino

Since Lee Trevino is a Texas Boy….and since we just love Texans at ImaSportsphile…..we are going to tell the story of how he became Supermex and The Merry Mex….as one of the greatest sports personalities of all time….for he was born in Dallas, Texas, into a family of Mexican ancestry….who was raised by his mother, Juanita Trevino, and his grandfather,…

Golf – 1985 – Skins Game – Bob Goalby Interviews Nicklaus + Palmer + Watson + Zoeller At End Front 9

We at ImaSportsphile who are responsible for posting each of these video posts on our site….are simply of the opinion that any time a golfing enthusiast gets the opportunity to see an interview that includes three of the greatest golfers of all time….it becomes MUST SEE TV…..cuz it is truly rare golf footage when an…

Golf – 1985 – Skins Game – Vin Scully + Peter Jacobson Talk All Things Skins Game For Play On Back 9

In this video seen herewith…..NBC Sports 1985 Skins Game co-host Vin Scully and Peter Jacobson provide a wonderful look at the upcoming back nine competition between Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson and Fuzzy Zoeller.   Peter Jacobsen is an American professional golfer and commentator on Golf Channel and NBC…..who  has played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour (prior Seniors Tour)…..while winning seven tournaments on…