John Derr interviewing Ben Hogan
for CBS Radio.
John Derr is a former golf journalist and CBS broadcaster who covered 62 Masters. His friends in golf included Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and Sam Snead.
I asked him what was new this morning. “Celebrated 90th birthday playing the Gary Player course at Pinewild in 85,” John wrote, “but went 5 over par in last three holes.”
John lives in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The rest of us should be so lucky.
“But holding around 88-94,” he added, “except last week on No. 2 I failed to post a score. Had only three pars.”
Recently, John’s been doing a local radio show with some other “golf nuts,” writing and giving talks.
−The Armchair Golfer