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...

Michaux: Zach Johnson headed to hall after Open win

...world's two greatest stages ? Augusta National and the Old Course. That joins an elite group to win at both shrines: Sam Snead, Nicklaus, Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo and Woods.Spieth's own skill set is relatively ordinary in comparison to...

Michaux: Spieth knows what he's doing with his schedule

...doesn't really matter. Long as you have your feels. Feels travel."That's certainly been the case historically. Sam Snead rolled into St. Andrews for the first time on a train in 1946, offending the locals by describing the venerated course...

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...

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...

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...

1949: Sam Snead is first Masters winner to earn Green Jacket

Sam Snead's prospects for winning his first Masters didn't look very good after he opened with rounds of 73 and 75.They improved somewhat...

Featured obituary: Mr. Sam Snead

Sam Snead, one of the last links to golf's golden age and the PGA Tour's all-time...green jackets than Mr. Snead. "We are profoundly saddened by the death of Sam Snead," said Augusta National Golf Club and Masters Tournament Chairman Hootie...

Michaux: Phil Mickelson takes his second shot at career grand slam

...won the PGA in 1964, but he never finished better than 10th in 16 more tries in a sour relationship with the Masters. Sam Snead, who remained competitive into his 50s, went 0 for 22 in the U.S. Open after getting his third leg in the 1949 Masters...

John Derr, veteran Masters journalist, dies at 97

...adding that the president later sent a letter and gift on the birth of his daughter, Cricket.Derr played often with Sam Snead, even rooming with him on the road sometimes. He turned down repeated offers to play practice rounds with Ben Hogan...