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...

Green jacket is all that remains on McIlroy's career grand slam checklist

...Gene Sarazen are the only players to capture all four, a feat that eluded such greats as Tom Watson, Arnold Palmer and Sam Snead.Indeed, a pretty exclusive club."I just want to be the best golfer that I can be," McIlroy said. "I know if...

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...

Snead outlasts Hogan, Patton to win 1954 Masters

...incoming par-5 holes.Almost lost in the shuffle is that Sam Snead and Ben Hogan wound up tied after 72 holes, with Patton...Sam's humor, and he admired his game. He always said Sam Snead's the greatest golfer in the world, he's got the...

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...

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 can write perfect ending with win at US Open

...when nobody really expects it and I just kind of come out of nowhere."With the possible argument from the heirs of Sam Snead, there is no more compelling tragic figure in U.S. Open history than Mickelson. He's been an ongoing serial saga...

Sweet swing 'timeless'

Sam Snead's flowing golf swing was so graceful that...thing you think about, when you talk about Sam Snead, is his classic swing. No one will ever...anybody played as well so late in his life as Sam Snead did." Snead won his first PGA Tour event...