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Sport: Come On, Little Ball!

Not long ago, the nation's most prominent amateur golfer and one of the game's leading professionals played a friendly round at Washington's Burning Tree Club...

Sport: Still Suited to a Tee

At 70, Sam Sneadputts sidesaddle, but what the heck Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan and Samuel Jackson Snead all will hit 70 this year, a pretty good score when you...

Sport: Sweet Swinging

Sixteen years ago, a young (26), up & coming golf pro named Sam Snead defeated Old Pro Gene Sarazen in the first Goodall Round Robin golf tournament. Snead, a...

Sport: Winner at Oakmont

Slamming Sam Snead, the lanky West Virginian whose tee-to-green game is the best in golf, was having a hot spell last week. Going into the final match of the...

Sport: Top Man

Balding Sam Snead, 37, barely missed winning golf's biggest prize, the U.S. Open. But he won enough assorted other tournaments this year to be far & away the...

Sport: Two Old Masters

The annual Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta, Ga., probably holds more memories, happy and unhappy, than any other in the world. It was there that Gene...

Sport: Gamblers on the Fairway

At 11 o'clock one night last fortnight the phone rang in a room in the St. Paul Hotel. "Sam Snead?" asked a man's voice. Golfer Snead allowed that it was...

Sport: Sam & the Little Man

On a golf course Samuel Jackson Snead, 37, professes to be afraid of three things: lightning, a downhill putt and Ben Hogan. Last week, as he slouched on to the...

Sport: Bulla and His Ball

Four years ago, two young golf pros went shares on a jalopy and started out on the winter golf circuit. One was Sam Snead of Hot Springs, Va. The other was...

Sport: Closed Open

Before last week's National Open Golf tournament at Pittsburgh's Oakmont Country Club, the guessing ran hot and heavy on two questions: 1) Could anyone crack...

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