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Golf Digest

How far did Ben Hogan and Sam Snead drive the ball? Unearthed study reveals.

No matter the sport, the same debate always ensues. Who was the best of all time, across every era?. Golf faces a peculiar challenge in this regard. It's not just that the fields have gotten stronger generally, but the equipment has changed, too. And the courses along with it. Ben Hogan and Sam Snead are undoubtedly two of the best golfers of all time whose names often—and rightfully—arrive in this conversation. But how can we truly estimate how good those players would fare against, say, Tiger Woods, when without a firm grasp of how far they drove the ball with the tools they did have?
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Kingsport Times-News

The day Sam Snead played at Elizabethton Golf Course

ELIZABETHTON — The William B. Greene East Tennessee Amateur is this weekend, but nothing that happens at Elizabethton Golf Course will top a match that was held almost 50 years ago. In 1972, Sam Snead and his nephew J.C. Snead came to town for an exhibition. Sam Snead was...
ELIZABETHTON, TN
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Johnson City Press

The day Sam Snead played at Elizabethton Golf Course

ELIZABETHTON — The William B. Greene East Tennessee Amateur golf tournament is set for this weekend, but nothing that happens at Elizabethton Golf Course will top a match that was held almost 50 years ago. Back in 1972, Sam Snead and his nephew J.C. Snead came to town for...
ELIZABETHTON, TN
msn.com

Sam Snead east El Paso project complete

El Paso Water announced the completion of the Sam Snead Recovery Project in east El Paso. The newly constructed underground tunnel has the capacity to send more than 350,000 gallons per minute of stormwater to the Pico Norte Pond. The stormwater project addresses a major public safety concern in an...
EL PASO, TX
KFOX 14

El Paso Water expects Sam Snead project to be completed in early 2022

EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — El Paso Water said on Wednesday that the Sam Snead Stormwater Improvement Project in east El Paso is expected to be completed in early 2022. The completion of the project was delayed in June when heavy rain and flooding caused massive holes in the pavement.
EL PASO, TX
Golf.com

Why this muni (where Sam Snead won and gangsters played) was my favorite course of 2021

At GOLF.com, our hobby is also our job. That means, just like you, we spend much of the year teeing it up high, swinging hard and trying to avoid double bogeys. But some courses we stumble upon are simply more memorable than others. Here, in a breakdown of the favorite public courses our staff played over the past 12 months, are those spots.