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#1 Christosterone

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 09:19 PM

Whatís your favorite tour picture and why?

Hereís mine....
It speaks for itself....3 reverse c idols and a Texas legend

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 09:22 PM

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So cool Iím surprised there isnít frost on the grass

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 09:31 PM

Easy! Still have the magazine, but not sure which tub.

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 09:39 PM

I love this one.  It hangs in my golf cave.  

I am not sure when this was taken.  I am 99% sure it is at the Open Championship based on the scenery and flat caps but I do not know which year.  Please chime in if you have any clues!

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 10:04 PM

View Postcanthitathreewood, on 14 January 2018 - 09:39 PM, said:

I love this one.  It hangs in my golf cave.  

I am not sure when this was taken.  I am 99% sure it is at the Open Championship based on the scenery and flat caps but I do not know which year.  Please chime in if you have any clues!

Looks like Birkdale, to me


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Posted 14 January 2018 - 10:18 PM

View Postpga43, on 14 January 2018 - 10:04 PM, said:

View Postcanthitathreewood, on 14 January 2018 - 09:39 PM, said:

I love this one.  It hangs in my golf cave.  

I am not sure when this was taken.  I am 99% sure it is at the Open Championship based on the scenery and flat caps but I do not know which year.  Please chime in if you have any clues!

Looks like Birkdale, to me


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I think you are right.  Palmer won in 1965 and Nicklaus finished T-12, at Birkdale.

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 10:18 PM

View Postcanthitathreewood, on 14 January 2018 - 09:39 PM, said:

I love this one.  It hangs in my golf cave.  

I am not sure when this was taken.  I am 99% sure it is at the Open Championship based on the scenery and flat caps but I do not know which year.  Please chime in if you have any clues!

1965 birkedale
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Posted 14 January 2018 - 10:43 PM

So your 1965 Birkdale picture sent me down the rabbit hole of the 1976 Birkdale open championship...

I think thatís Tom kite with frosted tips in all powder blue like a boss

-Chris

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:02 PM

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What an iconic shot and photo.  It has always been my favorite.

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:03 PM

View PostChristosterone, on 14 January 2018 - 10:43 PM, said:

So your 1965 Birkdale picture sent me down the rabbit hole of the 1976 Birkdale open championship...

I think that's Tom kite with frosted tips in all powder blue like a boss

-Chris

Wow!  Fashion really took a turn between 65' and 76'!  

Thanks for starting a great thread, I hope it takes off.  I would love to find some more photos for my golf cave.  I really like the ones that you don't see everyday.  Like that one of Johnny holding the jug, I've never seen that one before.  The old standby's are cool but it seems that everyone has Hogan's 1 iron at Merion or Nicklaus/Palmer/Player/Watson crossing the Swilcan Bridge for the last time.

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:07 PM

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Easy! Still have the magazine, but not sure which tub.

I know right where mine is.
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Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:27 PM

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:41 PM

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:46 PM

View Postdeadsolid...shank, on 14 January 2018 - 11:07 PM, said:

View PostHawkeye77, on 14 January 2018 - 09:31 PM, said:

Easy! Still have the magazine, but not sure which tub.

I know right where mine is.

I'm such a slacker!

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 11:47 PM

View Postcardoustie, on 14 January 2018 - 11:27 PM, said:

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'75 Masters

Not hard to tell who won and who was heartbroken! Great pic.  Jack running around 16 green is one of my all time favorites as well.


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Posted 15 January 2018 - 12:14 AM

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 12:21 AM

C'mon bscintnct where is a photo of a Tiger fist pump.

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 12:57 AM

View PostChristosterone, on 14 January 2018 - 10:43 PM, said:

So your 1965 Birkdale picture sent me down the rabbit hole of the 1976 Birkdale open championship...

I think that's Tom kite with frosted tips in all powder blue like a boss

-Chris

Don't know who that is standing on Seve's right (our left). Looking at the winners, I can only guess at a young Mark James. If so, that's the first time I've ever seen him without a mustache.
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Posted 15 January 2018 - 06:45 AM

I am challenged between this classic:

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and this classic:

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 09:28 AM

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Tiger didn't invent the fist pump

It was Johnny

Love the fire from '73 in this image

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 09:36 AM



incredible

Bobby at the home of golf, pandemonium
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Posted 15 January 2018 - 09:38 AM



You can't leave out a pic of Hogan and Nelson at Augusta

My lord, I'd love to be able to go back in time and watch these two titans of the game go at it over a weekend at Augusta National GC
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Posted 15 January 2018 - 09:40 AM

Arnold's win in 1960 at Cherry was a turning point for tour golf


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Posted 15 January 2018 - 09:40 AM

A tie.








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Posted 15 January 2018 - 09:44 AM

Walter Hagen with the trophy at the 1929 Open

This is a classy pic, it speaks to me.   Hagen was perhaps the best match play golfer ever to grace our game, lashed at all shots, and a colourful character to boot

People used to wear suits and ties to watch golf .. there was no "get in the hole" BS

How about a cigar and single malts for an evening with this gentleman?


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Posted 15 January 2018 - 09:49 AM

2008 US Open; Monday play-off I think.  Rare to see TW with a smile on his face during a round.

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 10:27 AM

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 10:38 AM

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As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 10:48 AM

 cardoustie, on 15 January 2018 - 09:28 AM, said:

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Tiger didn't invent the fist pump

It was Johnny

Love the fire from '73 in this image

My mom had new kitchen chairs in the early 70s that were the same pattern as those pants! Of course, we had the red shag in the basement.

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Never get tired of that pic!

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 10:52 AM

This from '72 I actually like as much as the one from '75! Edit:  Just made me change my avatar!  Countdown to the Masters officially begins at the Hawkeye77 household!

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