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Jordan Spieth eager to start 'fun stretch' in his home state

...Wall of Champions by the No. 1 tee - including the likes of Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Jack Nicklaus, Ben Crenshaw and Lee Trevino."You look at it and you see the names, and I couldn't explain what it would be like," said Palmer, whose tie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-20/jordan-spieth-eager-start-fu
Olin Browne leads Champions Tour event by one shot

...the 50-and-over tour, which would move him into a tie for fourth with Miller Barber, behind Gil Morgan (25), Lee Trevino (29) and Hale Irwin (45). The 55-year-old Browne is at 12-under for 36 holes.Browne's big advantage could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-18/olin-browne-leads-champions-
Not the smoothest road to the Masters Tournament for McIlroy

...by adding, "I'm not a bookie."But he is the favorite. And there will be loads of pressure on him.Not since Lee Trevino in 1991 has a player gone to the Masters with a chance to complete the Grand Slam. Trevino never cared for Augusta National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-23/not-smoothest-road-masters-t
Books on golf offer fact, fiction

...an amateur. The book, set in the 1990s, is about redemption and features classic golfers such as Jack Nicklaus and Lee Trevino. Masters aficionados will notice inaccuracies in the first chapter, such as the first hole "doglegs left" (it's a...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/books-golf-offer-fact-fiction
Water skip at 16 'must see' tradition

...on No. 16 during practice rounds is a Masters Tournament tradition many believe dates back to the mid-1980s when Lee Trevino did it.Vijay Singh and Martin Kaymer both skipped balls that reached the green, rolled to the cup and dropped in...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/water-skip-16-must-see-tradition
With career slam in sight, McIlroy embraces role as top player

...the 1982 U.S. Open. He teed it up in 24 PGAs after that seeking his slam but never got closer than fifth in 1993.Lee Trevino was 35 when he won the PGA in 1974, but he never finished better than 10th in 16 more tries at the Masters.Ray Floyd...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/career-slam-sight-mcilroy-embraces-role-to
The 16th: Theater of Drama

...balls during practice rounds, and he says former Chairman Hord Hardin wrote him a letter about it. Other reports claim Lee Trevino was the first.Now, the tradition is embraced.After players hit their tee shots and make their way to the front...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/16th-theater-drama
Loss of four hall-of-famers in 10 days is difficult to take

...endured unimaginable discrimination to blaze the trail for black golfers on the PGA Tour ? died Feb. 3 at age 92. Lee Trevino dubbed him the "Jackie Robinson of golf" while Tiger Woods mourned "we all lost a brave, decent and honorable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-10/loss-four-hall-famers-10-
Ben Crane leads in rainy Memphis

...Bruce Fleisher and Larry Nelson took the lead with 62 at Buffalo Ridge. The teams of Jack Nicklaus-Gary Player, Lee Trevino-Mike Hill and Graham Marsh-John Bland shot 55 on the par-3 course, the site of the final rounds in each division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-06/ben-crane-leads-rainy-memphis
Michaux: Merion is worthy of another U.S. Open

...completed his grand slam in 1930, Ben Hogan struck his iconic 1-iron to win in 1950 after nearly dying in a car crash and Lee Trevino psyched out Jack Nicklaus with a rubber snake in a 1971 playoff.It was a risk that the USGA couldn't resist taking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-06-08/michaux-merion-worthy-anothe