Ken Venturi, who overcame dehydration to win the 1964 U.S. Open and spent 35 years in the booth for CBS Sports, died Friday afternoon. He was 82.
His son, Matt Venturi, said he died in a hospital in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Venturi had been hospitalized the last two months for a spinal infection, pneumonia, and then an intestinal infection that he could no longer fight.
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Love him or hate him (and there seems to be no middle ground) it is hard to argue against the claim that Tiger Woods is the greatest golfer in the history of the PGA. The numbers are staggering, 78 career wins in 300 starts including 14 major championships.
Lets take a quick look at the top 10 on the all time wins list :
1 Sam Snead 82 wins, 7 majors in 30 years
2 Tiger Woods 78...
It’s been a while since we last checked in on Miss Kate Upton. Obviously, 2012 was the Year of Upton and 2013 started off with a bang as well, amid all the fanfare of her snagging consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers, not to mention her dinner date with golf legend Arnold Palmer and that [...]The post Kate Upton glams it up for cover, photo spread in June 2013 Vogue...
Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player stepped to the first tee Saturday at The Woodlands Country Club for a crowd-pleasing aside from the second round of the Champions Tour's Insperity Championship.
The ''Big Three'' played in a four-team scramble, and, with a combined 34 major titles, they were clear gallery favorite in a rare appearance together.
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13 days ago
Which of my three favorite golfers — Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus or Tom Watson — has the most holes-in-one?
— Joe Triolo, Rockford, Ill...
They dominated major championships past. Once they were heroes. Now they are called honorary starters.
The job description is simple enough: Tee up one ball, make one swing, wave to the crowd, shake a bunch of hands, get out of the way so the Masters can start for real.
It couldn't be easy. Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus won 13 Masters among them, and now they...
Golf legends are abundant this time of the year at Augusta National and this week’s practice rounds for the 2013 M…
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At this point in his life, I assume that Arnold Palmer would pretty much only drink Arnold Palmers. It is his drink after all.
But how does one order a drink that is named after himself? Arnold Palmer does it like the boss he is.
After Palmer was seen drinking his signature mix of iced tea and lemonade on the stoop of the old clubhouse at the Masters, Steve Politi of the Star...
Ever wonder how the man who has a drink named after him orders his own drink at a restaurant? Of course you do.
Star-Ledger columnist Steve Politi found out the answer to the age old question.
Politi asked a waitress who served golf legend Arnold Palmer his special drink at the Masters and found out the answer.
“He leaned over and said, ‘I’ll have a Mr. Palmer.’ Then he winked...
BARTENDER, I'LL HAVE
Ever wonder how Arnold Palmer orders his own drink? This story explains it, and also explains the origins of the drink.
Have you ever wondered how legendary golfer Arnold Palmer orders the famous drink named after him? Simple, with a whole lot of swag and a wink.
One of life’s great mysteries has been solved.
It’s common knowledge that a mixture of iced tea and lemonade is named for one of the greatest golfers of all time: Arnold Palmer. The fact that Palmer is one of the few living men to have a common drink named after him has certainly not been lost, and it was in fact poked fun at in a pretty epic “This is SportsCenter” commercial...
Arnold Palmer reached for a black pen and a blank piece of paper, and for a moment, he went back in time to junior school days.
''My first year in grade school, my teacher was a lady by the name of Rita Taylor,'' Palmer said. ''The blackboard around the room had `The Palmer Method of Writing,' and that was system with which we were taught to write.'...
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April 04, 2013
Tweet Last week Nike rolled out the above slogan after Tiger Woods returned to the top of golf’s world rankings for the first time since October 2010 thanks to a victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. It was Tiger’s eighth time winning Palmer’s event. Naturally, the popular discussion that followed Woods’ ascent back to [...]
The 2013 NCAA Tournament has had a modest increase in ratings and viewership on CBS/Turner Sports. In other news, the Arnold Palmer Invitational and NASCAR Nationwide Series had declines on NBC and ESPN, respectively. NCAA [...]
Pretty funny commercial for the new Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 game coming out this week.
Whenever you’re in trouble just remember Lee Trevino will save the day.
If a bunch of aging action stars can come together and do a movie where they do a whole lot of butt kicking like back when they were young then why can't a few golfers do the same right?
Tiger and Arnold could make a sporting edition of The Expendable is Sylvester Stallone decides to write one! Till then fans will jsut have to be satisfied with these golfing legends doing...
In the annals of golf history, I don't think we've seen a shot like that one that PGA tour pro Sergio Garcia pulled off in the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
After the first shot on the 10th hole, Sergio's ball got stuck in a tree near the fairway and instead of taking a penalty, Garcia decided to take his second shot backwards while straddling a couple...
This whole clip of Sergio Garcia hitting a ball out of a tree on the 10th hole during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational is amazing, but long, so feel free to start watching at the 3:00 mark.
Garcia hit his second shot on the par 4 into a tree where it lodged itself at the intersection of some branches about ten feet into the air.
Instead of taking a one-stroke penalty...
I was hoping for Kimbo Slice T…
If you’ve followed the backyard fighting scene the past few years, chances are you knew the names of two fighters: Kimbo Slice and DaDa 5000. Check out Golfing legend Arnold Palmer and DaDa 5000 getting friendly. Arnold and DaDa me on the set of his new commercial with Tiger woods. Golfing stars have incredible longevity, and there’s still no...
Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods want to hold onto their trophies and they're willing to go to extreme lengths to protect them. Woods tweeted the latest ad for EA's PGA Tour '14, where he and Palmer are approached by various men that demand for the two golf legends to hand over their trophies. Woods and Palmer "battle" to protect their trophies before a surprise...
The ad wizards over at EA Sports have put together some classic commercials over the years but this latest one for "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14" might take the cake as one of the best.
It features Tiger and legendary golfer Arnold Palmer as they do their best to hold out their Masters/U.S. Open trophies as they fight a group trying to take them away:
Who knew Arnold...
Tiger Woods is once again the World’s No. 1 Golfer after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational finishing -13 under par. This is the first time Woods has reclaimed the top World ranking since 2010 despite not winning a major tournament since 2008 when he took home the U.S. Open. Still though the overall popularity of [...]
Tiger Woods is back to No. 1 in the world with a game that looks as good as it ever has.
Woods tied a PGA Tour record Monday by winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the eighth time. He never let anyone closer than two shots in the final round at Bay Hill, closing with a 2-under 70 for a two-shot victory over Justin Rose.
Next up is the Masters in two weeks, when Woods will...
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March 25, 2013