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Sam Snead

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  • Time to squelch debate, appreciate Tiger Woods’ current state

     
    So exactly what is meant when the debate goes back and forth over whether Tiger Woods is “back?” Is it multiple PGA Tour wins? Check. Three? Sure. Leading the FedEx Cup standings? Top of the earnings list? Check and check. Of course, there are...
  • At Virginia's Primland resort in the Appalachian Mountains, golfers go above and beyond

    At Virginia's Primland resort in the Appalachian Mountains, golfers go above and beyond
    MEADOWS OF DAN, Va. — For a golf retreat that literally rises above and beyond what you're used to in the Southeast, Primland does the trick nicely. A 12,000-acre resort — nearly the size of Bermuda — Primland is in the Blue Ridge...
  • Shannon 'Sha' Daniels: She loved family, Gators and purple

    Thursday was Meatloaf Day at Sam Snead's restaurant, and Shannon Daniels, who loved meatloaf, made plans to meet her friends for lunch. She never made it. They found her inside her car, which was running, in the back parking lot of the Winter Park law...
  • Florida Golf Guide -- 5 courses you must play

    Florida Golf Guide --  5 courses you must play
    1 The Stadium Club at TPC Sawgrass — For years at The Players, you've seen the famous island green on this course at Ponte Vedra Beach, so why not take your own shot at the par-3 17th? It's the only course you will play where you're thinking about...
  • Five Questions: Neurologist Charles H. Adler on the yips

    Five Questions: Neurologist Charles H. Adler on the yips
    The golf course is in pristine condition, there's nary a breeze, and you're about to sink a birdie on the 18th green. But just as the putter is about to meet the ball, your wrist jerks involuntarily — sending your round white nemesis 3 inches too...
  • Tiger Woods doesn't expect putting woes to last

    Tiger Woods doesn't expect putting woes to last
    — When Tiger Woods broke a 2 - 1/2 year drought without an official PGA Tour victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March, it didn't come down to a crucial putt as in 2009. Woods, much like he did when he was the most dominant player on the...
  • Tiger Woods bests Bo Van Pelt to win AT&T National

    Tiger Woods bests Bo Van Pelt to win AT&T National
    In the old days, Tiger Woods might have won the AT&T National with ease. In the old days, Woods might not have needed his closest competitor to bogey the last three holes at Congressional Country Club. In the old days, Woods might not have stopped to...
  • Jim Murray: Ballesteros Is on Own Course to Greatness

    Jim Murray: Ballesteros Is on Own Course to Greatness
    Repeat after me: Severiano Ballesteros is the greatest golf player in the world. He must be. Everyone says so. Everyone keeps telling you he is. Jack Nicklaus once said he was. Mac O'Grady will tell you he is. Sam Snead, no less, once placed him in the...
  • Luke Wilson takes a swing at golf fashion

    Luke Wilson takes a swing at golf fashion
    IF THE clothes make the leading man, Luke Wilson is angling to play the handsome high school lit teacher -- you know, the one who made you cry when he read aloud from "A Separate Peace." He rarely veers from his Kennedy-era haircut and typically shows...
  • Golf pros share their helpful tips

    Golf pros share their helpful tips
    TOM SARGENT Mesa Verde Country Club (Southern California PGA teacher of the year, 1995, 1993, 1986) This will help you: Practice your short game. Most people are not very good wedge players. You have to learn how to bounce [the club], putt and chip....
  • Top golfers give their tips

    Top golfers give their tips
    JACK NICKLAUS Winner of 18 major championships, considered by many the greatest golfer of all time. This will help you: To be your best, you have to understand what your abilities are. And once you understand what your abilities are, you learn to play...
  • Florida Golf Guide -- Sunshine state has the golfer's dream

    Florida Golf Guide -- Sunshine state has the golfer's dream
    Fittingly, the first thing you see at the World Golf Village as you exit Interstate Highway 95 is a golf course: Slammer & Squire, named respectively after two Hall of Famers who helped design it, Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen. You go to check in at the...