Way, way back in the day … I shot photographs at the Doral Open (Miami) and Jackie Gleason Inverarry Classic (Fort Lauderdale) golf tournaments in South Florida. Today, I’m posting a couple of photos: One showing Jackie “The Great One” Gleason greeting someone on the course during his tournament in 1977 and another of a photo of his customized golf cart. Jack Nicklaus, who is my favorite pro golfer of all time, won the Gleason even back-to-back in 1977 and 1978. Finally, “The Great One” was also the iconic sheriff in “Smokey and the Bandit” with the late, great Burt Reynolds — plus, he wasn’t just “The Honeymooners” as he did solid drama, too, with “The Hustler.” Gleason died at 81 in 1987 in Fort Lauderdale of cancer. I have purchased a slide converter and posting these “Way, Way Back” images and this is a scan from a 35mm Ektachrome slide taken with a Nikon F1 camera. Click here for all my ‘Way, Way Back!’ photos … (Remember: Click on the image for a bigger version – then click on that one for the full-size photo.)
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