August 1996 in Sport

Events in Sport

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 4 24th du Maurier Golf Classic: Laura Davies

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies
  • Aug 4 26th Olympic games closes at Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 4 J Bunning, E Weaver, B Foster, and N Hanlon inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Aug 5 Dallas Cowboys play KC Chiefs in Monterrey Mexico
  • Aug 11 78th PGA Championship: Mark Brooks shoots a 277 at Vallhalla GC KY
  • Aug 11 Emilee Klein wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship
  • Aug 18 Emilee Klein wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 25 96th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 27 Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Detroit Red Wings to the Tampa Bay Lightning

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli

Weddings in Sport

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 8 NBA Rockets star Hakeem Olajuwon (33) weds Dalia Asafi (18) in Houston, Texas

NBA Center Hakeem Olajuwon
NBA Center
Hakeem Olajuwon

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 6 Leonard John Coldwell, cricketer, dies at 63
  • Aug 7 Gerald Etheridge Gomez, cricketer, dies at 76
  • Aug 13 Tom Mees, ESPN sports anchors (NHL), drowns at 46
  • Aug 15 Ernest Leslie Bouts, motor-racing driver, dies at 93
  • Aug 20 George Brian Snape, businessman/rugby league entrepreneur, dies at 81
  • Aug 28 Al Zarilla, American MLB outfielder (All Star 1948), dies of cancer at 77