Post Profile






Rankings mean little in U.S. Amateur at Riviera

There’s a common refrain among golfers that the challenges, nuances and tricky kikuyu rough of Riviera Country Club identify the best players in the game, and it has a list of winners that back that up: Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Dustin Johnson. Of course, their victories...
read more

share

Related Posts


ARMCHAIR GOLF Roundtable: Sam Snead, Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson

Sports / Golf : Armchair Golf

(Editor’s note: In honor of Sam Snead, whose longtime golf home was The Greenbrier, site of this week’s Greenbrier Classic, I bring you the following from the ARMCHAIR GOLF archives.)These are real quotes and comments. The questions...

Portion of Sam Snead's Trophies Offered at Auction

Sports / Golf : On Par

The Masters trophy Sam Snead won in 1954 after a playoff with Ben Hogan and the claret jug from Snead's only British Open title are going to auction.

Ben Hogan: What Players Told Me About the Legend

Sports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Ben Hogan (Cueto) YESTERDAY WAS THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY of the birth of Ben Hogan in Stephenville, Texas. Hogan, as you probably have heard many times by now, was born the same year (1912) as Byron Nelson and Sam Snead, an amazing fac...

Golf Voices From the Past: Ben Hogan

Sports / Golf : Armchair Golf

BEN HOGAN WAS ONE OF THE GREATEST golfers to ever play the game. One could argue that no one worked harder to earn his spot on the professional circuit and among other golf legends.Hogan was not as talented as Byron Nelson and Sam S...

Honest Golfer Wins Praise After Breaking Rule

Sports : Sports from Newser

For the first time in five attempts, amateur golfer Christopher Crawford looked poised to qualify for the 64-player match-play tournament at the United States Amateur Championship in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Then his game went, well,...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC