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Oct 31, 1994

The Sweet Life of Swinging Joe


In this 1966 SI Classic, Joe Namath slips comfortably into his new role as New York celebrity and football's first megabuck superstar

Jul 18, 1994

A Braw Brawl For Tom And Jack


This SI Classic recalls the 1977 British Open, in which Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus battled in two of the best rounds of golf ever played

Apr 18, 1994

You're All Right, Jack


This SI Classic from 1975 recounts how Jack Nicklaus fended off Tom Weiskopf and Johnny Miller to win his fifth Masters

Aug 01, 1994

The Glory Game at Goat Hills


In this 1965 SI Classic, the author tells of the good times and good ol' boys that made golf on a Texas municipal course dang good

Jun 13, 1994

There's Never Been an Open like It


This SI Classic recalls the day in 1960 when the past, present and future converged at Cherry Hills, as Palmer caught Hogan and Nicklaus

Apr 23, 1984

A Breakthrough For The Heartbreak Kid


Ben Crenshaw, after a decade full of high promise and low fulfillment, won the 48th Masters, his first major championship

Jun 27, 1983

Lord, Nelson Was Tougher Than The Iron Men


Larry Nelson took Oakmont apart for two rounds, while stronger players found the going too rough in the Layup Open

Feb 13, 1984

The Bumper Pool Crosby


Two sensational 18th-hole bank shots at the Bing Crosby Pro-Am lifted Hale Irwin into a playoff, which he won on the second hole

Dec 05, 1983

No Skinsflints Around Here, For Sure


When golf's greatest foursome met for a $360,000 game of skins, they had a bonny Desert Highlands fling

Sep 05, 1983

The Price was right


Nick Price came to golf's World Series to help his gameā€”and won

Jun 25, 1984

Fuzzy Wasn't Fazed By The Shark Attack


A loose and laughing Fuzzy Zoeller won the U.S. Open in a breeze after Greg Norman's miraculous fourth-round finish forced an 18-hole playoff

Jul 25, 1983

Breaking Clear of the Crowd


Playing perfectly under pressure, Tom Watson shook himself loose from an army of challengers to win his fifth British Open

Apr 09, 1984

Gone, even with the wind


Fred Couples coolly claimed the TPC on a revamped, docile layout

Apr 18, 1983

Another Green Jacket For Seve


An explosive start on the final day put Seve Ballesteros in position to breeze on to his second Masters title

Jan 16, 1984

It Was A Time For Revival And Survival


The Tucson match-play tournament was custom-made for Tom Watson

Oct 24, 1983

A Close Call For Captain Jack


Under the command of Jack Nicklaus, a dozen American golfers narrowly defeated a team of Europeans for the '83 Ryder Cup

Jul 30, 1984

It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over


This birdie putt by Seve Ballesteros on the last hole turned out the lights on Tom Watson in the British Open

Aug 15, 1983

There's A New Bear On The Loose


Hal Sutton put a death grip on the PGA Championship to stop a classic Jack Nicklaus charge

Jan 16, 1978



The call went out from Tucson for the first tournament of 1978 and last year's hero replied with a quick 63 and a win