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Golfer is unparalleled

...greatest golfer.At age 39, his accomplishments are unrivaled. Woods has won 79 official PGA Tour events, second only to Sam Snead with 82, and six ahead of Jack Nicklaus with 73. He has 14 majors, second all-time behind Nicklaus. In addition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-28/golfer-unparalleled
Portion of Sam Snead's trophies offered at auction

The Masters Tournament trophy Sam Snead won in 1954 after the epic playoff...Those are among 14 lots from the Sam Snead Collection that will be the centerpiece...Resort, the restaurant chain called Sam Snead's Taverns, the occasional museum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-07-11/portion-sam-sneads-trophies-
Langer keeping senior golfers in running for a Masters win

...shot 66 as seniors. Jimenez's fourth-place finish was the second highest by a fiftysomething in tournament history. Sam Snead holds that record with a tie for third in 1963 at nearly 51.Langer is the second-oldest player to finish in the top...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/masters/langer-keeping-senior-golfers-running-m
First lot of collectibles in Sam Snead collection fetches $1 million

Sam Snead's 1954 Masters Tournament trophy was sold...of 14 lots that are part of Heritage's Sam Snead Collection. It was offered by the family...including seven majors.The first lot of the Sam Snead Collection brought in $1,106,868...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-08-02/first-lot-collectibles-sam-s
Michaux: Woods won't catch Nicklaus

...on the major scorecard. At this point, it will be a great accomplishment if Woods covers the three-victory gap on Sam Snead in the all-time PGA Tour wins list. That's an attainable goal. So would winning another major or two, particularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-28/michaux-woods-wont-catch-nic
Record books record Masters win, but not the anxiety

...reported).Middlecoff was not listed as one of the pretournament favorites heading into the 1955 Masters. All eyes were on Sam Snead and Ben Hogan, who between them had won the previous four Masters. The two met the year before in an 18-hole playoff...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/record-books-record-masters-win-not-anx
Masters took break during World War II

...Dwight D. Eisenhower, would later become a prominent member at Augusta National.Several top players also enlisted. Sam Snead and Jimmy Demaret were in the Navy, Ben Hogan was in the Army Air Corps and Lloyd Mangrum served in the Army. Byron...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/masters-took-break-during-world-war-ii
Michaux: Woods won't catch Nicklaus

...on the major scorecard. At this point, it will be a great accomplishment if Woods covers the three-victory gap on Sam Snead in the all-time PGA Tour wins list. That's an attainable goal. So would winning another major or two, particularly...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/michaux-woods-wont-catch-nickl
Golfing great Sam Snead dies

Sam Snead, the golfing great known as "Slammin' Sam" who used the sweetest swing...teachers to develop the sweet swing that lasted a lifetime. "Watching Sam Snead practice hitting golf balls is like watching a fish practice swimming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/23/met_346846.shtml
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Sam Snead

...A work of art." - Jim Murray, late Los Angeles Times columnist describing the athleticism of golfing legend Sam Snead. Sam Snead played his 18th hole last Thursday, departing this world quietly at his home in Hot Springs, Va., just a few...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/26/edi_347822.shtml
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