Golf – 1987 – Special Feature – Arnold Palmer Speaks In Behalf Of The US Golf Association Of America

The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States’ national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities….along with the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico…..who together with The R&A…..as the USGA produces and interprets the rules of golf. The USGA also provides a national handicap system for golfers….conducts 14 national championships including the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open….and tests golf equipment for conformity with regulations.…

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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…

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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…

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Golf – 1986 – Masters Special – Pat Summerall Remembers Jack Nicklaus Historic Victory At Masters

The 1986 Masters Golf Tournament provided one of the most famous victories ever on the PGA Tour…..as 46 year old Jack Nicklaus won his 6th Masters Tournament….with four final holes that rival the best ever finishes in golf….and especially the Masters…..when The Golden Bear carded a birdie on the 15th…..followed by an eagle on the 16th….then…

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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…

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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…

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 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…

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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…

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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…

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