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  Friday, 24 May, 2002, 01:54 GMT 02:54 UK
Life of a legend
Sam Snead in action at the 1937 US Masters at Augusta
Snead in action during the opening round of the first of his 44 consecutive US Masters in April 1937

The US Ryder Cup team arrive in London before the 1953 Ryder Cup - Snead can be seen fourth from the left
Snead, fourth from left, helped the US Ryder Cup team win a classic encounter at Wentworth in 1953

Sam Snead's son watches him warm up for a Canada Cup match at Wentworth in June 1956
Snead's son watches his father prepare for a Canada Cup match at Wentworth in June 1956

Snead played in the Canada Cup at Wentworth in England in 1956
Snead in action during the 1956 Canada Cup competition in which he partnered Ben Hogan to victory

Golf legend Sam Snead drives from the second tee during the Past Champions Challenge at St Andrews in July 2000
Snead, here driving the second at St Andrews, was the owner of golf's perfect swing

Sam Snead on the Swilken bridge St Andrews July 2000
Snead on the famous Swilken bridge at St Andrews during the Past Champions Challenge in July 2000

Sam Snead in action as the honorary starter at the US Masters in 1999 and 2000
The three-time winner of the US Masters was an honorary starter at Augusta from 1983

Golfing great Sam Snead has died

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