Samuel Snead

The Legend

Fun Facts

  • Snead was referenced in several jokes in the Peanuts comic strip in the 1950s and 1960s.
  • Snead hit the Wrigley Field scoreboard with a golf ball teed off from home plate.
  • Snead once appeared in an episode of The Phil Silvers Show (Sergeant Bilko).
  • According to an edition of the Book of Sports Lists, Snead made a commercial for Bromo-Seltzer.
  • West Coast gangsta rapper Snoop Dogg gave props to Sam Snead in his song of the same title.

Sam Snead’s Trivia

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Sam Snead gets ground level with his ball to eye up this shot.

Arnold Palmer & Sam Snead, November 12, 1962 Sports Illustrated cover.

Mr. Snead and his Golden Retriever going out in Homestead for a round of golf.

What to Expect at Sam Snead’s Tavern

If you live and breathe the game of golf, you’re bound to hunger for more than a few birdies. At Sam Snead’s Tavern, you can feast on your passion for the game, as well as great food. Life’s too short to eat boring food. Come in and roam from room to room, savoring the rich wood decor and all the memorabilia collected by Sam as he made his way into golf history. Then choose from a wide selection of foods grilled only with locally-cured oak, that creates the most unique flavor around. Start with Sam’s appetizers, then make your selection from the Chairman’s Reserve Angus Beef, the freshest seafood, ribs or chicken. Complement all this with a fine wine or your favorite cocktail. And for the lighter appetite, there’s a wide salad and sandwich selection to be enjoyed at Sam Snead’s Tavern. Be sure to finish your meal with one of Sam’s homemade desserts.

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