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Big leads can disappear fast on big stages

...difficulty of playing with a big lead on the weekend at a major championship.Norman, who will be the network's golf analyst, famously lost a six-shot lead in the final round of the 1996 Masters Tournament.Ten years earlier, he lost a four-shot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-14/big-leads-can-disappear-fast
Strange leaves job as ABC golf analyst

Curtis Strange resigned as lead golf analyst for ABC Sports, saying the network did not give him a long-term deal in exchange for him continuing to cover golf during his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/21/gol_416273.shtml
Golf
Venturi wrapping up 35 years as golf analyst

DUBLIN, Ohio -- Ken Venturi has uttered millions of words during his 35 years as a golf analyst for CBS. But as his final telecast nears, he best remembers a moment when he was left speechless. A year ago at the International...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/24/gol_347164.shtml
Golf
Phil Mickelson decides to play in Texas Open

...S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson will play in April's RBC Heritage on Hilton Head Island, S.C.For Faldo, a golf analyst CBS Sports, it's his first PGA Tour event since 2006. Watson plays a handful of PGA Tour events each season, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-03-26/phil-mickelson-decides-play-texas
They supplied Masters memories

...honorary starter at the Masters in 1983.After his playing career ended, Venturi became familiar to millions as the lead golf analyst for CBS for 35 years. He called his final Masters in 2002.Venturi had three chances at slipping into the green jacket...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/they-supplied-masters-memories
Faldo to call, not play in Masters

Nick Faldo joined CBS Sports as its lead golf analyst Tuesday, giving him more air time than any other golf broadcaster but a job that will keep him from playing in the Masters Tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/04/gol_99128.shtml
Golf
Venturi proud of overcoming speech problem

...fans are familiar with Ken Venturi's name, but few are aware that the former U.S. Open champion and longtime CBS golf analyst has a speech problem. They don't know it because Venturi made a determined effort to overcome his handicap - a stuttering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/masters-news/2011-04-09/venturi-proud-overcoming-sp
Masters News
50 years ago: Venturi's 80 opened door for Burke | The Masters 2012

...02, 2006 By John Boyette Sports Editor To this generation of golf fans, Ken Venturi is best known for his work as a golf analyst for CBS. Arnold Palmer won two green jackets at the expense of Venturi, in 1958 and 1960, but he couldn't be blamed...

http://www.augusta.com/stories/040206/mas_74773.shtml
Venturi proud of overcoming speech problem

...fans are familiar with Ken Venturi's name, but few are aware that the former U.S. Open champion and longtime CBS golf analyst has a speech problem. They don't know it because Venturi made a determined effort to overcome his handicap - a stuttering...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/venturi-proud-overcoming-speech-problem
Venturi a familiar figure at Masters

...After his playing career ended, he served as an honorary starter in 1983 but became familiar to millions as the lead golf analyst for CBS for 35 years. He called his final Masters in 2002.Venturi had two close calls at slipping into the green...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-05-17/venturi-familiar-figure-mast