Posts tagged with: "Seve Ballesteros"

QUICK TAKE: Golf Channel Film On 1976 A Real Trip

QUICK TAKE: Golf Channel Film On 1976 A Real Trip

Summer of ’76, the newest documentary from Golf Channel/NBC, is terrific. There’s no other way to describe it. After a couple of 10-handicap efforts at documentary filmmaking, the network finally got the win and set a new course record. The scene is the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale in Southport,…

WATCH: Thirty Years Ago Today, Larry Mize Holed Out to Win Masters

WATCH: Thirty Years Ago Today, Larry Mize Holed Out to Win Masters

Thirty years later, it’s still one of the most memorable shots in Masters history. Larry Mize, a local boy who grew up in Augusta, made birdie on the 72nd hole of the 1987 Masters to advance into a playoff with stars Seve Ballesteros and Greg Norman. Norman had narrowly missed…

QUICK TAKE: García Aims To Join Idols As Masters Winner View More
Sergio has shown a different outlook at this year's Masters. (Photo Credit: Lucy Nicholson, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: García Aims To Join Idols As Masters Winner

  AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Why not now for Sergio García? Why not after 73 major championships without a victory can’t this be the one García wins? Sunday would have been the 60th birthday of Seve Ballesteros and what better way for the 37-year old Spaniard to honor Spain’s greatest player?…

NEWS: History Not On Rahm’s Side, But He’s Ready To Win At Augusta

NEWS: History Not On Rahm’s Side, But He’s Ready To Win At Augusta

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – History or tradition – call it what you want – suggests that first-timers don’t win The Masters. It happened the first two years The Masters was played and, beyond that, only Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979 has won in his first official spin around Augusta National. Jon Rahm…

PostCast, Episode 12: The Legend of Seve Ballesteros, Masters Preview and More

PostCast, Episode 12: The Legend of Seve Ballesteros, Masters Preview and More

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – In this episode of the PostCast, incomparable writer John Hopkins joins Sean Fairholm and Cassie Stein to discuss his piece on Seve Ballesteros, which you can read here.  This Sunday would have been Seve’s 60th birthday, prompting Hopkins to pen a fitting tribute to one of golf’s…