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    Not exhibitions such as pro-am and charity golf, or alum basketball games- a genuine competition when scores/times/distances were being kept and winning 'counted'.

    May either be teammate or foe.

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    Ping pong against Robin Williams till 5 in the mornin. It's amazing what you can do on cocaine.
    phsstt!

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    • #3
      Jack Nicklaus
      Tom Watson
      Ben Crenshaw
      Lee Trevino
      Gary Player
      Ray Floyd
      Tom Weiskopf
      Johnny Miller
      and numerous other pro golfers from the 1970s

      but the greatest of them all was ...

      Eddie Pearce

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      • #4
        Originally posted by bambam1729
        Jack Nicklaus
        Tom Watson
        Ben Crenshaw
        Lee Trevino
        Gary Player
        Ray Floyd
        Tom Weiskopf
        Johnny Miller
        and numerous other pro golfers from the 1970s

        but the greatest of them all was ...

        Eddie Pearce
        Well, I guess you don't have to worry about anyone topping your list. Showoff. :wink:

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        • #5
          Exactly. Game over. Everyone can go home now.

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          • #6
            I'd agree if Tiger Woods were on the list. :P

            Besides I thought the question was about "athletes."

            I played high school football against Turner Gill. ops:
            The fool has said...there is no God. Psa 14

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            • #7
              Table tennis with Peter Snell when he was getting his PhD in Exercise Physiology at Washington State University. He was over to my home and we both were pretty competitive. 8-)

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              • #8
                Originally posted by bambam1729
                Jack Nicklaus
                Tom Watson
                Ben Crenshaw
                Lee Trevino
                Gary Player
                Ray Floyd
                Tom Weiskopf
                Johnny Miller
                and numerous other pro golfers from the 1970s

                but the greatest of them all was ...

                Eddie Pearce
                Who's Eddie Pearce?

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                • #9
                  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Pearce

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                  • #10
                    Played two man volleyball with Daley Thompson, our alternate was Jay Thorson. The only reason we were second in the tourney is cuz I was on the team :lol:

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                    • #11
                      Longjumped vs Bob Beamon in 1965 allcomers meet. Was just 2 ft short of his jump. Thereafter, I improved my PB by 4 inches.. he, by 4 ft.!

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                      • #12
                        1964 road race in Hawaii against Orville Atkins and Leah Ferris (U.S. 880y champ).

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                        • #13
                          Play'd a pick-up basketball game against Michael Jordan during his off-season from the NBA when he was @ Chapel Hill finishing up his degree @ Carolina. Stole the ball from him too.... :lol:

                          Wish Youtube was there then.... ops: :lol:

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                          • #14
                            I ran against Donovan Bailey at an all-comers meet in Toronto in the early 90s. He won.

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                            • #15
                              I raced against Ron Clarke, and on another occasion Arthur Lydiard.
                              Technically, they were just morning jogs, but I was racing...

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